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Blackjack Ridge

Central Cascades > Leavenworth Area
47.6101, -120.9450 Map & Directions
Length
8.0 miles, one-way
Elevation Gain
3800 feet
Highest Point
6700 feet
Calculated Difficulty About Calculated Difficulty
Hard
Flowers and silvery dead trees on the Blackjack Ridge trail. Photo by Ups n Downs. Full-size image
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This trail features ridgetop views and numerous steep switchbacks through forest and open meadows. Beginning at the Blackpine Trailhead, it climbs through second-growth forest to wide open views of the Icicle Ridge area and ends at the Snowall-Cradle Lake trail. Continue reading

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Hiking Blackjack Ridge

This trail features ridgetop views and numerous steep switchbacks through forest and open meadows. Beginning at the Blackpine Trailhead, it climbs through second-growth forest to wide open views of the Icicle Ridge area and ends at the Snowall-Cradle Lake trail.

Infrequently visited, this is trail may be hard to follow. Navigational skills may be required.

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Blackjack Ridge

Map & Directions

Trailhead
Co-ordinates: 47.6101, -120.9450 Open in Google Maps

Before You Go

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WTA Pro Tip: Save a copy of our directions before you leave! App-based driving directions aren't always accurate and data connections may be unreliable as you drive to the trailhead.

Getting There

From Leavenworth, head southwest on Highway 2 driving west for 0.8 mile. Turn left onto Icicle Road and follow for about 18 miles. The road becomes gravel at about 13 mile point (now called Forest Road 7600) and makes a left turn to cross Icicle Creek at about 15 mile point. At about 18 mile point, trailhead is just before  Black Pine Horse Camp.

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Trailhead

Central Cascades > Leavenworth Area

Blackjack Ridge (#1565)

Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest, Wenatchee River Ranger District

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