Longfellow Mountain

A moderate scramble with 3,800 feet of gain on Poet's Ridge, Wenatchee Ridge on most maps, north of the Lake Wenatchee area.

Driving Directions

Drive US 2 to Lake Wenatchee and the end of Little Wenatchee River Road.

Approach & Ascent

Hike the Meander Meadow Trail for 1/8 mi, then take the right fork on Poe Mountain Trail.  Follow this trail to just north of the Poe Mountain summit, then follow climbers trail along the spine of Poet's Ridge, shown on maps as Wenatchee Ridge. The climber's trail drops to the west side of ridge before reaching Point 6540 and into a boulder-filled basin (~6,100 ft). Ascend extremely loose rock to the 6,200-foot saddle on the north-northwest ridge. From here, it is an easy walk up to summit.

  • Difficulty: Strenuous 3, Technical 2
  • Length: 10.0
  • Elevation Gain: 3,800 ft
  • 6,577 ft
  • USGS Poe Mountain
  • Green Trails Benchmark Mtn No. 144

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