Fools Day Peak

Scramble a peak just east of Thorp Mountain, west of Sasse, and north of the French Cabin peaks. It can be scrambled in summer but is best done as a winter scramble.

Getting there

Take Exit 80 off of I-90 and drive north on Bullfrog Road. Turn right onto SR-903 (Salmon La Sac Road) at the round-about and drive through Roslyn. Continue 12 miles to the French  Cabin Creek Sno-Park just past the Cle Elum River Campground (2,300 ft).

approach & ascent

Follow Forest Road 4308 for ~3 miles to the junction with Forest Road 4312. Follow Forest Road 4312 ~200 yards, enter the woods, and follow the ridge WNW to the summit.

  • Difficulty: Winter Scramble
  • Length: 9.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 3,000 ft
  • 5,200 ft
  • Green Trails Kachess Lake No. 208
  • USGS Cle Elum Lake
  • USGS Kachess Lake
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