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Buck Mountain

Central Cascades > Entiat Mountains/Lake Chelan
48.0939, -120.9129 Map & Directions
Highest Point
8528 feet
Buck Mountain. Photo by John Porter. Full-size image
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Northwest Forest Pass

The route to Buck Mountain is a Class 3 and involves exposed scrambling. Gear and experience are recommended. Continue reading

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Hiking Buck Mountain

The route to Buck Mountain is a Class 3 and involves exposed scrambling. Gear and experience are recommended.

Buck Mountain is a seldom reached summit near Glacier Peak, and can be reached by the Chiwawa River Road.

Buck Mountain

Map & Directions

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Co-ordinates: 48.0939, -120.9129 Open in Google Maps

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Parking Pass/Entry Fee

Northwest Forest Pass

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 Everett head east on US 2 for 85 miles to Coles Corner. (From Leavenworth travel west on US 2 for 15 miles.) Turn left onto State Route 207 (Lake Wenatchee) and proceed 4.2 miles to a Y intersection after crossing the Wenatchee River. Bear right onto the Chiwawa Loop Road, and after 1.3 miles turn left onto the Chiwawa River Road (Forest Road 62). Proceed for 22 miles (the pavement ends at 10.8 miles) to a junction. Bear right onto FR 6211 and proceed for 2.3 very rough miles to the trailhead at the road's end (elev. 3500 ft).

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Central Cascades > Entiat Mountains/Lake Chelan

Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest, Wenatchee River Ranger District

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