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Cross-country Ski - Missing Route/Place

Twin Lakes or Windy Pass

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  • N3 Nordic Intermediate Ski
  • Mileage: 8.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 1,000 ft
8:45 AM at Preston P&R
We will ski south alongside Lake Keechelus on the John Wayne Trail then take the short narrow trail up to the common corridor with the Summit Nordic Center to ski the Cold Creek Trail up to Windy Pass, have lunch and then head back down to the Iron Horse Snopark. We will not take the un-groomed trail off to Twin Lakes. Please note: the trails may or may not have been groomed recently. Nordic classic skis skis required. Please consult the leader if you wish to use other types of ski. We will car pool from the Preston P&R; meeting at 8:45 am and all vehicles taken to the trailhead will require WA Snopark Passes. Passes need to be purchased in advance: contact the leader for more information. 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 works.
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