Tinkham Tarns & Twin Lakes


Day Hike - Tinkham Tarns & Twin Lakes

PCT hike to Mirror Lake from Windy Pass

  • Wed, Jul 6, 2016
  • Foothills Hiking Committee
  • Day Hiking
  • Adults, 20-30 Somethings, Singles, Families, Retired Rovers
  • Easy/Moderate, Moderate
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 8.1 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 1,281 ft

We will meet at the Travelers Rest at Snoqualmie Pass at 9:00

This will be a loop hike starting at Windy Pass and hiking south on the PCT for 4.5 miles to Mirror Lake. We will then head back down the PCT for 1 mile and take the Cold Creek trail to Twin Lakes and eventually to our vehicles. PCT miles 4.5, total mileage is 8.1 miles. This trip is listed for participants of the PCT Challenge but is open to all members.


Tinkham Tarns & Twin Lakes

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
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