Captain Point

Scramble to a summit off of Highway 2 near Scenic with views into the Wild Sky Wilderness and Henry M. Jackson Wilderness. It's 9.p0 miles round trip and 3,200 feet of elevation gain..

Driving directions

Drive SR 2 toward Stevens Pass At Milepost 55, turn left onto the Old Cascade Highway. At the junction with Forest Road 6710 (Martin Creek), take a sharp left onto Forest Road 6710.   In l.4 miles reach the Iron Goat—Martin Creek trailhead. 

approach & ascent

Hike down on the trail descending to Martin Creek, follow it north, and then up Kelly Creek. Follow the trail (or flagged route) to the 5,000-foot pass north of Captain Point. Then follow the ridge south to the summit. 

Alternatively, continue on the road until just past the Martin Creek bridge and hike an abandoned road into the Kelly Creek drainage. Another option is to take road’s switchbacks high up onto the southeast slope of Captain Point.

  • Difficulty: Strenuous 3, Technical 3, Winter Scramble
  • Length: 9.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 3,200 ft
  • 5,724 ft
  • USGS Captain Point
  • Green Trails Alpine Lakes West (Stevens Pass) No. 176S
  • Red Marker
    47.726888, -121.205893
    47.7268882953 -121.205892563
  • Red Marker
    47.766826, -121.193790
    47.7668258208 -121.193790436

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