Cascade Pass & Sahale Arm


Day Hike - Cascade Pass & Sahale Arm

An incredible, but very strenuous one day hike up to a beautiful view of Sahale Mountain and Glacier. (Rescheduled from July 8th due to extreme snow conditions still on the trail.)

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  • Very Strenuous
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 14.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 4,600 ft

Meet at Marblemount Ranger Station, 7280 Ranger Station Rd., Marblemount, WA 98267, at 7:00 AM.  I will likely spend the prior night at a nearby campground for those interested.

This will be a one day hike, if possible, going all the way up to the Sahale Glacier Camp.  It is going to be a 12 - 15 mile day, 4200 to 4600 feet of elevation gain (if we make it up to the camp from Sahale Arm.  We will be moving at a moderate to pace.  Hikers need to be in shape and ready for a really long, hard day, but with incredible views.  We will also need to share the load for some additional items, such as water filters and a stove.

Due to the distance and pace we will need to make, I'm requesting all applicants please send me a list of recent hikes, scrambles or climbs (or other activities) that you completed in the last year and demonstrate your ability to do a hike of this difficulty.


Cascade Pass & Sahale Arm

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

The Ten Essentials

  1. Navigation
  2. Sun protection
  3. Insulation (extra clothing)
  4. Illumination
  5. First aid supplies
  6. Fire
  7. Repair kit and tools, including knife
  8. Nutrition (extra food)
  9. Hydration (extra water)
  10. Emergency shelter
  11. Waterproof backpacking or mountaineering boots
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