Snow & Gem Lakes (Snoqualmie)


Intermediate Snowshoe - Snow Lake

Moderate but avalanche prone hike to one of I-90s most popular destinations. We'll follow the Source Lake Spur Trail for a bit longer trek to get over the ridge into Snow Lake Basin.

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  • Moderate, Strenuous 3, Technical 3
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 6.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,200 ft
  • Pace: 1.5 to 2.0 mph

Alpental Lot 4 (furthest north lot) @ 8:30am

I plan to depart from the Issaquah Transit Center Parking Deck at 7:30am, and this is a good spot to arrange carpooling.

Read, understand, and expect to discuss the avalanche report.


Snow & Gem Lakes (Snoqualmie)

  • Green Trails Snoqualmie Pass No. 207

    Alpine Lakes Wilderness (ALPS)

    Green Trails Snoqualmie Pass Gateway No. 207S

    Trails Illustrated Alpine Lakes Wilderness
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