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Del Campo Peak

North Cascades > Mountain Loop Highway
48.0265, -121.4440 Map & Directions
11.0 miles, roundtrip
Elevation Gain
4200 feet
Highest Point
6610 feet
Calculated Difficulty About Calculated Difficulty
The trail up Del Campo. Photo by B.Goebel Full-size image

A scramble to Del Campo Peak from Gothic Basic. Class 3 or 4. Technical expertise required. Continue reading

  • Mountain views
  • Summits
  • Lakes

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Northwest Forest Pass
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Hiking Del Campo Peak

A scramble to Del Campo Peak from Gothic Basic. Class 3 or 4. Helmets, gear, and technical expertise required.

If you still have energy left after reaching Gothic Basin, search for a light boot trail up towards Del Campo Peak. The trail leads to the base of the talus. This is a great stopping point for those who prefer to hike rather than climb or scramble. The views here are great, one can see the whole basin, a birds eye of Foggy Lake and on a clear day like today all the way to Mt. Rainier.

Should you decide to tackle the summit, know that it is incredibly steep, and a fatal fall is never more than a misstep away. If you're experienced and well-equipped, your reward is breathtaking views of Seattle, Everett, Rainier, Baker, Glacier Peak and everything in between.

Del Campo Peak

Map & Directions

Co-ordinates: 48.0265, -121.4440 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

From Granite Falls follow the Mountain Loop Highway east for 31 miles to Barlow Pass and park there (elev. 2360 ft). Privy available.

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North Cascades > Mountain Loop Highway

Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest, Darrington Ranger District

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