Poet Ridge


Day Hike - Poe Mountain

This is a hike to the former lookout site with great views and wildflowers . We may do this hike on the Irving Pass route .

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  • Moderate
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 6.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 3,000 ft
  • High Point Elevation: 6,015 ft
  • Pace: 2.00 mph

We will meet at the trail head , 8:30 am . Drive East on Hwy 2 , to MP 85 , Coles Corner . Turn left (North) onto SR 207 , signed for Lake Wenatchee , and proceed 4.2 miles to a Y intersection after crossing the Wenatchee River .Bear left onto North Shore Road. At 7.6 miles , after passing the Ranger Station and crossing the White River, the road becomes FR  65. Continue West on FR 65 for 14 miles ( the last 2.8 miles are rough gravel ) to the road's end at the Little Wenatchee trail head. The last off pavement road section is unsuitable for low clearance vehicles  , and you will need to drive an SUV . 


Poet Ridge

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

The Ten Essentials

  • Navigation
  • Headlamp
  • Sun protection
  • First aid
  • Knife
  • Fire
  • Shelter
  • Extra food
  • Extra water
  • Extra clothes
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