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Buttermilk Ridge

North Cascades > Methow/Sawtooth
48.2666, -120.4356 Map & Directions
Highest Point
8272 feet
Buttermilk Ridge. Photo by John Porter. Full-size image
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Northwest Forest Pass

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

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Hiking Buttermilk Ridge

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 in Google Maps

Before You Go

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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

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.

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North Cascades > Methow/Sawtooth

Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest, Methow Valley Ranger District

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