Silver Peak/West Side from Annette Lake Trail
Annette Lake Trailhead (take exit 47 off of I-90)
From the Annette Lake trailhead, trail 1019, proceed about up the trail until about elevation 2800. Leave the trail and ascend due east up through a forest to a clearing at the top of the ridge that is west of Windy Pass. Travel south towards Silver Peak and gain the west ridge to the summit. Be cautious of avalanches in early season. Summit is elevation 5615.
This route is a Basic Alpine Climb in the winter. All climbers must have snowshoes in order to participate.