Hemlock Peak


Alpine Scramble - Hemlock Peak

Hemlock 5560

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  • Technical 3, Strenuous 3
  • Mileage: 7.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 3,300 ft
8:30 AM at Denny Creek TH

Hemlock Peak, located between Bryant Peak and The Tooth on the ridge that also includes Denny Mountain and Chair Peak, has a wooded summit but provides great views of the closer peaks as well as of Kaleetan and Snoqualmie. The route follows the Denny Creek trail and passes Keekwulee Falls and Snowshoe Falls before going cross-country 400' below Hemlock Pass.

8 miles, 3300' gain, USGS Snoqualmie Pass, WA (I will email JPEG maps prior to the trip which you can print out and carry in a freezer bag. We will be navigating and routefinding)
Bring helmet, ice axe and appetite for adventure.

From I-90 East, take Exit 47, turn left over the freeway and follow the signs to Denny Creek CG. Go past the CG, then turn left on a road over the river and continue 1/4 mile to the TH.
Northwest Forest Pass required.


Hemlock Peak

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