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Buttermilk Ridge

North Cascades

Location

North Cascades -- Methow/Sawtooth
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Length

Elevation

Highest Point: 8272 ft.

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Parking Pass/Entry Fee

Northwest Forest Pass
 
 

The route to Buttermilk Ridge is a Class 3 and involved exposed scrambling. Gear and expertise are recommended.

The route to Buttermilk Ridge begins on the West Fork Buttermilk Ridge Trail, and connects with the Fisher Creek Trailm Summit Trail, and Surprise Lake Trail.

 

Buttermilk Ridge

Map & Directions

Trailhead
Co-ordinates: 48.2666, -120.4356 Open map in new window

Trailhead

North Cascades -- Methow/Sawtooth

Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest, Methow Valley Ranger District

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Getting There

Drive 11 miles west on the Twisp River Road and turn left to cross Buttermilk Bridge. Stay left here. The East Fork Buttermilk Road becomes FR 43. Continue down this road for about 4 miles and turn right onto FR4300-500, following the road for about 3 miles to the trailhead at the end of the road.

Parking Pass/Entry Fee

Northwest Forest Pass
 

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