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Horseshoe Bend

North Cascades

Trip Report By

WTA Member


Hiked 13 days ago

Type of Hike

Day hike

Trail Conditions

Trail in good condition


Road suitable for all vehicles


No bugs


Snow free

Rain, rain, rain.

I wanted to get some rainy photos, and some roiling river photos, and I got both, in spades. 

The trail was flooding with puddles, and I got stopped a third of a mile down the trail by a flowing stream. Might have crossed if I had waterproof boots, but I was just in my hiking shoes.

I have hiked this trail many times, in all seasons, but never in this much rain. The river was practically in rebellion, I could hear rocks knocking against each other in small streams, and in the river. 

Was great fun, though.