Nason Ridge


Day Hike - Nason Ridge

Enjoy the fall colors and lack of bugs on Nason Ridge. Optional apple stop in Leavenworth afterwards.

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  • Moderate
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 10.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,000 ft
  • Pace: Moderate

0830 at the Merritt Lake trailhead

From the Merritt Lake TH we will hike up to the ridge, turning west on the trail that heads towards Crescent and Rock lakes.  

This is a phase 2 trip. 


Nason Ridge

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

The Ten Essentials plus overnight gear which may include:

  • Tent with footprint/ground tarp
  • Stove and fuel
  • Sleeping bag
  • Sleeping pad
  • Water filter
  • Bear canister or extra stuff sack and cord designated for hanging food
  • Cooking pot/pan with plate and utensils
  • Toilet paper and shovel or blue bag to deal with waste
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