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Damnation Peak

North Cascades

Location

North Cascades -- North Cascades Highway - Hwy 20
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Length

Elevation

Highest Point: 5639 ft.

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Parking Pass/Entry Fee

None
Highway 20 Closure: Highway 20 is closed between Silver Star (Milepost 170) and Early Winter Campground (Mileposte 177) while crews fight an active wildfire in the area. This closure is dated 7.12.21
A backcountry permit is required to camp overnight in North Cascades National Park. Permits must be picked up in person at one of the park's Wilderness Information Centers
 
 

The route to Damnation Peak is a Class 3 and involved exposed scrambling. Gear and experience are recommended.

 

Damnation Peak

Map & Directions

Trailhead
Co-ordinates: 48.6666, -121.3635 Open map in new window

Trailhead

North Cascades -- North Cascades Highway - Hwy 20

North Cascades National Park

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Getting There

From Marblemount, drive Highway 20 (also known as the North Cascades Highway) east for 11 miles. Then turn left onto Thornton Lakes Road between mileposts 117 and 118. Proceed down this sometimes rough gravel road until the end, keeping left at the turn-off for Thornton Lakes.

Parking Pass/Entry Fee

None
Highway 20 Closure: Highway 20 is closed between Silver Star (Milepost 170) and Early Winter Campground (Mileposte 177) while crews fight an active wildfire in the area. This closure is dated 7.12.21
A backcountry permit is required to camp overnight in North Cascades National Park. Permits must be picked up in person at one of the park's Wilderness Information Centers
 

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