Copper Point

Scramble a peak rising above Copper Pass in the North Cascades, at the head of the North Fork Twisp River.

Getting There

Slate Creek Trailhead

Drive SR-20 (North Cascades Highway) to Rainy Pass. Continue ~4 miles to the Slate Creek Trailhead.

SR-20 Hairpin

Drive SR-20 (North Cascades Highway) to Washington Pass. Continue 1 mile to the hairpin turn and park in large turnout.

Approach & Ascent

Also know as Copper Benchmark, this peak  has multiple routes and approaches. The easiest ascent route is the west ridge from Copper Pass.

  • Suitable Activities: Day Hiking, Scrambling
  • Seasons: June, July, August, September, October, November
  • Weather: View weather forecast
  • Difficulty: Strenuous 3, Technical 3
  • Length: 9.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 3,000 ft
  • 7,840 ft
  • Green Trails North Cascades Ross Lake No. 16SX
  • USGS Washington Pass
  • USGS McAlester Mountain
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  • Copper Benchmark
  • Copper Pass

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