Stampede Pass

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Cross-country Ski - Stampede Pass

Stampede Pass

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  • N3 Nordic Intermediate Ski
  • Mileage: 10.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 1,300 ft
8:45 AM at Preston P&R
We will explore the trail to Stampede Pass from the Crystal Springs Snopark, exit 62 off I-90. The route is mainly uphill after we cross the Iron Horse/John Wayne trail and we will descend by the same route. The trail is normally groomed for snowmobiles but the number of snowmobiles we encounter is likely to be small as this is a weekday trip. We will probably have lunch at Lizard Lake, just beyond Stampede Pass. Nordic Classic no-wax skis recommended. Please consult the leader if you wish to use other types of ski. We will car pool from the Preston P&R; and all vehicles taken to the trailhead will require WA Snopark Passes. Day passes cannot be purchased at this snopark. Taking everyone who signs up will be dependent on enough drivers with suitable vehicles for winter snow conditions volunteering. Directions to Preston P&R;: The Preston P&R; is off I-90, exit 22. If you're headed east on I-90, take exit 22. At the top of the off ramp turn left and cross over the freeway. Shortly past the freeway there's a stop sign. Turn left (patience required here), and then turn left again (in just a few yards) into the Park and Ride. Approaching from westbound I-90 at exit 22 also
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