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Backpack - Glacier Peak Wilderness: Entiat River to Lake Chelan

Glacier Peak Wilderness: Entiat River to Lake Chelan

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7 a.m. at Woodinville Park and Ride
August 26-29, Thur. – Sun. – Chelan Mountains Traverse, Entiat River to Lake Chelan, Glacier Peak Wilderness, Washington (M) (Green Trails Maps – No. 114 Lucerne NWFP 24 mi, 5,050’ gain, plus optional side trip. Moderate pace. This is a great forest to alpine meadows backpack on trails from the North Fork Entiat River over three passes (Grouse, Saska, and Millham) through the Chelan Mountains reaching a high point of 7,400’ feet. The trails skirts Pyramid, Cardinal, Emerald, Saska and Pinnacle peaks on the way to Domke Lake and Lake Chelan. Expect sweeping spectacular views of the Glacier Peak Wilderness and late season wildflowers. We’ll camp along the South Pyramid Creek, near Grouse Creek, and in Emerald Park. Limit 8. 3.5 hrs. Please note that the descent to Lake Chelan on the last day is about 4,300 feet of elevation loss. The total boat and mileage fees will exceed $45. Register with clubhouse or online, Glen Strachan, (glenshgi@msn.com) or 425-869-8094 (s8/16-8/24). NC
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