Palouse to Cascades Trail


Cross-country Ski - Keechelus Lake & John Wayne Trail

Beginner-friendly ski from Hyak Sno-Park along Keechelus Lake and back.

  • G-XC 1 Beginner Groomed
  • Easy
  • Mileage: 13.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 100 ft
  • Pace: ~3 mph

Hyak Sno-Park @ 8AM. Sno-park pass w/ Groomed Sticker required for all vehicles.

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  • An early season (maybe too early?) ski along the Palouse to Cascades (aka Iron Horse, John Wayne) trail. We will ski for about 3 hours, so we may not end up skiing the full length of Keechelus Lake.
  • While this is an easy ski, there will not be any instruction, so this is not appropriate for a first-time cross-country skier. You should be comfortable with diagonal stride. Please note the pace of ~3 mph.
  • Classic skis only.
  • In your permission request:
    • Indicate how long you've been cross-country skiing

Palouse to Cascades Trail

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    Green Trails Mount Si NRCA No. 206S
  • See full route/place details.
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