Wenatchee Crest


Basic Snowshoe - Wenatchee Crest

Explore the crest of the Wenatchee Mountains, with optional exploration of Swauk Forest Discovery Trail **Cancelled due to rain and CONSIDERABLE avy conditions**

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  • Easy+
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 10.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 1,150 ft
  • Pace: 2.0

Meet at the main Blewett Pass Sno-Park @ 8:00 am. Sno-park permit required for drivers. Carpooling encouraged and trip will hinge on having enough willing drivers. Suggested contribution for passengers from North Bend to Blewett Pass and back is $20 based on distance and the need for a Sno-park day pass.

The primary goal of this trip will be to enjoy the views along Wenatchee Crest for about 6 miles with about 600-700 feet of gain (Route 74 in Snowshoe Routes 3rd Edition). 


The secondary objective, depending on conditions and group desire, will be to explore the Swauk Forest Discovery Trail (Route 72) for an additional 3 miles and 450 feet of gain. 


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Wenatchee Crest

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