Easton Ridge

A moderate hike in summer and snowshoe in winter through open forest and meadows near Kachess Lake and Lake Easton east of Snoqualmie Pass. The steep switchbacks leading up to the ridge offer a 360 degree views of surrounding mountains and a mix of eastside and westside mountain flowers.

getting there


Take Exit 70 off of I-90, turn left and follow Sparks Road, parallel to the highway. At 0.7 mi go right on Kachess Dam Road, and follow it first north, then northeast for about a mile. Turn right on the gravel road that leads to the trailhead for Trail Nos. 1212, 1308 and 1315 (2,400 ft).


From the north side of I-90, take Exit 70, turn left and follow Sparks Road, parallel to the highway, to the Lake Easton Sno-Park (2,400 ft).

  • Suitable Activities: Day Hiking, Snowshoeing
  • Snowshoeing Category: Intermediate
  • Seasons: Year-round
  • Weather: View weather forecast
  • Difficulty: Moderate
  • Length: 6.5 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,400 ft
  • 4,470 ft
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