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Snowfield Peak

North Cascades > North Cascades Highway - Hwy 20
48.7098, -121.1450 Map & Directions
Length
14.0 miles, roundtrip
Elevation Gain
5032 feet
Highest Point
6000 feet
Calculated Difficulty About Calculated Difficulty
Hard
  • Ridges/passes
  • Summits
  • Lakes
  • Wildflowers/Meadows
  • Mountain views
  • Established campsites
  • Waterfalls
  • Old growth

Parking Pass/Entry Fee

None

A climb in the North Cascades. Climbing gear, routefinding experience and expertise required. Continue reading

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Hiking Snowfield Peak

A climb in the North Cascades. Climbing gear, routefinding experience and expertise required.

Steep trail approach to Colonial Glacier Basin via Pyramid Lake and Pyramid Peak Trails, followed by glacier travel, some rock, and more glacier travel.

Snowfield Peak

Map & Directions

Trailhead
Co-ordinates: 48.7098, -121.1450 Open in Google Maps

Before You Go

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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Parking Pass/Entry Fee

None

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.

More Hike Details

Trailhead

North Cascades > North Cascades Highway - Hwy 20

Pyramid Lake Trail (#)

North Cascades National Park

Guidebooks & Maps

Beckey Guide 2: Stevens Pass To Rainy Pass (Beckey - Mountaineers Books)

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