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Mount Challenger

North Cascades

Location

North Cascades -- North Cascades Highway - Hwy 20
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Elevation

Highest Point: 8236 ft.

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Parking Pass/Entry Fee

Northwest Forest Pass

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 Mount Challenger is a Class 5 and involves glacier travel. Gear and experience recommended.

Mount Challenger can be reached via the Hannegan Pass Trailhead or by boating to the Big Beaver Campground across Ross Lake.

 

Mount Challenger

Map & Directions

Trailhead
Co-ordinates: 48.8358, -121.3424 Open in Google Maps

Trailhead

North Cascades -- North Cascades Highway - Hwy 20

North Cascades National Park

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Getting There

To reach Hannegan Pass: Drive Hwy 542 about 46 miles, to 13 miles past Glacier Public Service Center. Just before the third crossing of the Nooksack River Bridge, turn left on road No. 32. At 1.3 miles, take the left fork, Ruth Creek Road, and continue 5.4 miles to the road-end at Hannegan Campground.

Parking Pass/Entry Fee

Northwest Forest Pass

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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