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  • High point: 5170 ft
  • Low point: 4280 ft
  • Total Length: 2.6 Miles
  • Effective Length:4 Miles
  • Horses Perimiited: YES
  • Bicycles Permitted: NO
  • Motorcycles Permitted: NO
  • Seaons: Summer,Fall
  • Text Source:Cle Elum Range District Trail Guide

Profile Explained

TRAILHEAD ACCESS: No trailhead. This trail is accessed from Waptus Pass Trail #1329 at its lower end and from the Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail #2000 at its upper end.

TRAIL: Provides access to the Pacific Crest Trail from Waptus Pass (or viceversa). From the pass, it winds uphill through old-growth forest for approximately 0.75 mile and then follows a broad ridge up to the junction with the PCT. There is some water available along the lower part of the trail, but sources may be dry later in the season. There is some good scenery from the small meadows along the ridge.

SETTING: Old-growth forest, ridgetop, meadows. OPPORTUNITIES: Hiking, horseback riding, scenery, wildflowers, photography, camping, hunting.

OTHER TRAILS: Waptus Pass #1329, Pacific Crest Trail #2000.


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