Stiletto Spur—Pacific Crest Trail Loop

This loop takes you along the Bridge Creek Valley, on the Pacific Crest Trail (4.4 miles of Section K) and Stiletto Spur Trail with great views of Frisco Mountain and Whistler Mountain. It is a strenuous day hike or moderate backpack of 12 miles and 2,200 feet of elevation gain.

Getting There

Drive SR-20 to the Rainy Pass and park in the south parking lot. This is Bridge Creek Trailhead (4,875 ft).


  • Trail to Stilleto is a spur trail and is not maintained.
  • Suitable Activities: Backpacking, Day Hiking
  • Seasons: July, August, September
  • Weather: View weather forecast
  • Difficulty: Strenuous
  • Length: 12.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,200 ft
  • 7,223 ft
  • Green Trails Stehekin No. 82
  • Green Trails Washington Pass No. 50
  • Trails Illustrated North Cascades National Park

Upcoming Activities

CHS 1 Hike - Stilleto Peak Lookout

Day Hiking Field trip: Conditioning Hiking Series
NORTH CASCADES CAMPOUT WEEKEND. This hike statrts in a forested valley at Bridge Creek, then
Difficulty: Strenuous/Very Strenuous
Sat, Aug 21, 2021
No Prerequisites
7 participants
Registration opens Jul 21
Seattle Branch
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