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Results List

135 Hikes
Hurley Road Snowshoe

Central Cascades -- Blewett Pass

 
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A quiet roadwalk near Blewett Pass -- a good option for those looking for a wide trail with less elevation gain.
 
 
Tieton Pond Snowshoe

Central Washington -- Yakima

 
4.5 miles, roundtrip
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5.00
(1 vote)
A moderate snowshoe along forest roads to a beautiful frozen pond just outside of Yakima.
 
 
 
10.0 miles, roundtrip
Gain: 350 ft.
Highest Point: 3500.0 ft.
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Average rating:
4.00
(2 votes)
Follow an unplowed forest road as it meanders up the Tieton River Valley and keep on the lookout for elk, fox, martens and other wildlife that thrive in this wilderness area. Along the way you can enjoy views of Old Snowy Mountain or explore the wide meadows that line the trail.
 
 
Surprise Lake Snowshoe

Central Cascades -- Stevens Pass - West

 
8.0 miles, roundtrip
Gain: 2300 ft.
Highest Point: 4500.0 ft.
Rating:
Average rating:
3.00
(6 votes)
Heading to Surprise Lake in the winter can be rewarding, but be sure you know your avalanche warning signs before heading up.
 
 
Swauk Forest Discovery Trail Snowshoe

Central Cascades -- Blewett Pass

 
3.0 miles, roundtrip
Gain: 500 ft.
Highest Point: 4550.0 ft.
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Average rating:
1.50
(2 votes)
Swauk Forest Discovery Trail is a scenic loop adventure set among a bountiful mixed forest. Located on the south side of Blewett Pass, the trailhead is both convenient and efficient, giving the hiker a 4120-foot starting point. Periodic views that look onto higher peaks are framed by cheery ponderosa and Douglas fir.
 
 
Spinnaker Peak Snowshoe

Central Cascades -- Stevens Pass - East

 
Highest Point: 5645.0 ft.
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A winter off-trail summit destination.
 
 
Surveyors Lake Snowshoe

Snoqualmie Region -- Snoqualmie Pass

 
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4.00
(1 vote)
 
 
 
Razorback Mountain Snowshoe

North Cascades -- North Cascades Highway - Hwy 20

 
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A winter peak scramble. Technical climbing expertise required.
 
 
Baker Lake - Horseshoe Cove Snowshoe

North Cascades -- Mount Baker Area

 
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Lichtenwasser Lake Snowshoe

Central Cascades -- Stevens Pass - East

 
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3.00
(1 vote)
 
 
 
Camp Muir Snowshoe

Mount Rainier Area -- SW - Longmire/Paradise

 
10.0 miles, roundtrip
Gain: 4400 ft.
Highest Point: 10000.0 ft.
Rating:
Average rating:
3.50
(4 votes)
 
 
Busywild Overlook Snowshoe

Mount Rainier Area -- SW - Longmire/Paradise

 
6.5 miles, roundtrip
Gain: 900 ft.
Highest Point: 3500.0 ft.
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Average rating:
2.67
(3 votes)
 
 
 
Sauk Mountain Snowshoe

North Cascades -- North Cascades Highway - Hwy 20

 
11.0 miles, roundtrip
Gain: 3500 ft.
Highest Point: 5500.0 ft.
Rating:
Average rating:
3.50
(4 votes)
Avalanche danger is present on the Sauk Mountain Trail in winter
 
 
Salmon la Sac Creek Snowshoe

Snoqualmie Region -- Salmon La Sac/Teanaway

 
6.4 miles, roundtrip
Gain: 1300 ft.
Highest Point: 4700.0 ft.
Rating:
Average rating:
3.00
(4 votes)
 
 
Sasse Ridge Snowshoe

Snoqualmie Region -- Salmon La Sac/Teanaway

 
15.0 miles, roundtrip
Gain: 2700 ft.
Highest Point: 5400.0 ft.
Rating:
Average rating:
3.00
(2 votes)
 
 
Rat Trap Pass Snowshoe

North Cascades -- Mountain Loop Highway

 
7.5 miles, roundtrip
Gain: 1900 ft.
Highest Point: 3500.0 ft.
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Average rating:
3.00
(2 votes)
 
 
Pinnacle Saddle Snowshoe

Mount Rainier Area -- SW - Longmire/Paradise

 
6.0 miles, roundtrip
Gain: 1400 ft.
Highest Point: 6100.0 ft.
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Average rating:
3.50
(2 votes)
 
 
Paul Peak Snowshoe

Mount Rainier Area -- NW - Carbon River/Mowich

 
5.6 miles, roundtrip
Gain: 1800 ft.
Highest Point: 4800.0 ft.
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Average rating:
3.50
(2 votes)
 
 
Olallie Creek Snowshoe

Mount Rainier Area -- SE - Cayuse Pass/Stevens Canyon

 
6.8 miles, roundtrip
Gain: 1800 ft.
Highest Point: 3800.0 ft.
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2.00
(2 votes)
 
 
Mount Margaret Snowshoe

Snoqualmie Region -- Snoqualmie Pass

 
9.0 miles, roundtrip
Gain: 2800 ft.
Highest Point: 5200.0 ft.
Rating:
Average rating:
3.00
(2 votes)
 
 
Mount Angeles Snowshoe

Olympic Peninsula -- Northern Coast

 
6.0 miles, roundtrip
Gain: 600 ft.
Highest Point: 5900.0 ft.
Rating:
Average rating:
3.00
(2 votes)
 
 
Marten Creek Snowshoe

North Cascades -- Mountain Loop Highway

 
7.5 miles, roundtrip
Gain: 1300 ft.
Highest Point: 2800.0 ft.
Rating:
Average rating:
2.50
(4 votes)
 
 
Middle Fork Nooksack River Snowshoe

North Cascades -- Mount Baker Area

 
7.0 miles, roundtrip
Gain: 900 ft.
Highest Point: 3000.0 ft.
Rating:
Average rating:
2.00
(3 votes)
 
 
Alaska Lake Snowshoe

Snoqualmie Region -- Snoqualmie Pass

 
12.0 miles, roundtrip
Gain: 1600 ft.
Highest Point: 4200.0 ft.
Rating:
Average rating:
3.33
(3 votes)
 
 
Klahhane Ridge Snowshoe

Olympic Peninsula -- Northern Coast

 
4.0 miles, roundtrip
Gain: 1500 ft.
Highest Point: 6080.0 ft.
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2.00
(2 votes)
 
 
Keechelus Ridge Snowshoe

Snoqualmie Region -- Snoqualmie Pass

 
6.4 miles, roundtrip
Gain: 2100 ft.
Highest Point: 4900.0 ft.
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Average rating:
1.40
(5 votes)
 
 
Indian Creek Snowshoe

Snoqualmie Region -- Salmon La Sac/Teanaway

 
14.0 miles, roundtrip
Gain: 1300 ft.
Highest Point: 3600.0 ft.
Rating:
Average rating:
3.50
(2 votes)
 
 
Heather Lake Snowshoe

North Cascades -- Mountain Loop Highway

 
4.6 miles, roundtrip
Gain: 1100 ft.
Highest Point: 2440.0 ft.
Rating:
Average rating:
3.67
(9 votes)
Avalanche danger is present on the Sauk Mountain Trail in winter
 
 
Eagle Creek Snowshoe

North Cascades -- Methow/Sawtooth

 
16.6 miles, roundtrip
Gain: 4900 ft.
Highest Point: 7300.0 ft.
Rating:
Average rating:
2.50
(2 votes)
 
 
Eagle Point Snowshoe

Olympic Peninsula -- Hood Canal

 
9.0 miles, roundtrip
Gain: 2500 ft.
Highest Point: 5500.0 ft.
Rating:
Average rating:
3.00
(2 votes)