Lanham Lake & Sam Hill Peak


Basic Snowshoe - Lanham Lake & Sam Hill Peak

Snowshoe to a scenic mountain lake! Trip aimed at students participating in Seattle’s December Basic Snowshoe course, who have completed the field trip.

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  • Easy+
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 4.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 1,100 ft
  • Pace: Moderate

Stevens Pass Nordic area, time TBD, no passes required.

This is one of my favorite Basic snowshoe destinations, all trail, no road, lovely forest, stream and lake.  Depending on snow and weather conditions as well as our energy, plan will be to have lunch at the lake, followed by a circumnavigation of the lake and meadows above, before we head back down.

This trip is aimed at students who recently completed Seattle’s December Basic Snowshoe course field trip, but not necessarily the Avalanche awareness course. This is an opportunity to spend more time on snow, practice skills learned in our recent field trips, and have fun.  Basic snowshoe badge holders outside of Seattle’s December group are open to join as of December 20.


Lanham Lake & Sam Hill Peak

  • USGS Stevens Pass

    Green Trails Alpine Lakes East (Stuart Range) No. 208SX

    Green Trails Alpine Lakes West (Stevens Pass) No. 176S
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