Wenatchee Crest


Basic Snowshoe - Wenatchee Crest

A first day of Spring snowshoe along the Wenatchee Ridge Crest west from Blewett Pass, hoping for views of the Stuart Range.

  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 4.25 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 1,300 ft

Meeting 8:30 am at Blewett Pass.   

From Seattle to Blewett Pass is about 120 miles, 2+ hours driving. 

Some confusion on my part posting this trip.  Initially posted for Sunday.  I was thinking Saturday, and updated the trip.  It seems Sunday was  a better choice, so I have re-set the date to Sunday March 21st. 

The plan will be enjoy a route  along the ridge from Blewett Pass, and through the trees  looking for picturesque views of snow covered peaks, rather than the more traveled logging road (that is typically a concrete highway).  The trip elevation is expected to reflect the more venturesome route following the ridges undulations, at about 1100 ft.

A Sno-park pass is required for this trailhead. 

As the route is has minimal avalanche terrain, we will cancel if there are issues with traveling over the pass, or a significant weather event that would affect safety, and having a great snowshoe!


Wenatchee Crest

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

  • The Ten Essentials
  • Snowshoes  (The best experience for this trip will be had with snowshoes that have significant cleats for NW snow and terrain.  A typical example are MSR snowshoes.  Reach out if you have a question on this. ) 
  • Poles
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