Wenatchee Ridge


Intermediate Snowshoe - Wenatchee Ridge

Wenatchee Ridge (Lk Wenatchee)

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  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 11.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,000 ft
9:00 AM at Squirrel Tree Restaurant, Cole's Corner, US-2
9 miles, 2100' gain. USGS Lake Wenatchee, WA and Mount Howard, WA. Reference Snowshoe Routes: Washington.

I'll email a TOPO map of the route in JPEG format prior to the trip.

This trip combines the serene beauty of the Little Wenatchee River valley with the thrilling vistas found on the high benches of Wenatchee Ridge. Look across the White River valley NE to Dirtyface Peak, down on Lake Wenatchee to the SE, and SW across the Little Wenatchee River valley to Mounts Howard and Mastiff.

From Seattle, take US-2 east over Stevens Pass to Coles Corner and park at the Squirrel Tree Restaurant, on the right side of the road just past US-2's junction with SR-207/Winton Road. 100 miles, 2:00 from downtown Seattle, per Google Maps. From there we'll carpool up to the Snow Park lot on the Little Wenatchee River Road/NF-65.

A Snow Park Pass is required for all vehicles.


Wenatchee Ridge

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