Cross-country Ski - Copper Creek Hut

Copper Creek Hut

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8:30 AM at Ashford - Whittaker's Bunkhouse Cafe
As of 2/21: If no significant new snowfall occurs, this trip will be canceled as most of trail to hut has NO SNOW. Trail conditions & weather: (click on conditions & Weather Forecast for N. District - Copper Creek Hut Latest conditions at 2/18: 3-4 mile walk to skiable snow from the SnoPark (only the last 1/2 to 3/4 miles to Copper Creek Hut has decent snow pack). The trails above Copper Creek hut do have good coverage. Directions (from Seattle & I-5 S) to Whittaker's in Ashford: Follow I-5 South through Tacoma. Take exit 127 [HWY 512 East], Exit toward Spanaway/Mt. Rainier/HWY 7, Turn Right onto HWY 7 South to Elbe, Stay on HWY 7 for about an hour, Pass through Elbe and stay East on SR 706 toward Ashford. Whittaker's Bunkhouse is a half mile into Ashford on the Left.
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