Driveway Butte– Give your calves a workout hiking this steep old cattle drive

  Quick Facts: Location: Methow Valley Land Agency: Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest Round Trip: 8.6 miles Elevation Gain: 3000 feet Contact: Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest Green Trails Map: Green Trails Washington Pass No. 50 Recommended Guidebook: Day Hiking North Cascades 2nd Edition Notes: Northwest Forest Pass or Interagency Pass required Access: From Marblemount follow State Route 20 […]

Pyramid Lake–A puny lake, but monumental surrounding forest

Quick Facts: Location: Ross Lake NRA, North Cascades Scenic Highway Land Agency: National Park Service Roundtrip: 4.5 miles High Point:  feet Elevation gain: 1500 feet Difficulty: moderate Contact: North Cascades National Park  Green Trails Map: Diablo, WA- No. 48 Notes: Dogs permitted on leash. Access: From Marblemount follow the North Cascades Highway (SR 20) east for 21 miles to trailhead located on […]