Stirrup Lake

Hike to Stirrup Lake from the Stirup Lake Trailhead or from Stampede Pass. From it's trailhead, it's 3.o miles round trip with 600 feet of elevation gain. From Stampede Pass, it's 10 miles round trip with 2,000 feet of elevation gain. Enjoy views of the surrounding peaks and the beautiful forest landscape along the route.

getting there

stirrup lake trailhead

Take Exit 62 off of I-90, turn right, and drive 1.1 miles. Turn right onto Forest Road 54 and in 1.7 miles turn left onto Forest Road 5483. In 2.9 miles turn left onto Forest Road 5484 and in 0.2 mile arrive at the Stirrup Lake Trailhead (3,200 ft).

stampede pass

Take Exit 62 off of I-90, turn right, and drive 1.1 miles. Turn right onto Forest Road 54 and continue ~7 miles to Stampede Pass (3,700 ft).

on the trail

from the stirrup lake trailhead

3.0 miles round trip with 600 feet of elevation gain

Hike the Stirrup Lake Trail for 0.7 mile to its junction with the Pacific Crest Trail (PCT). Continue another 0.5 mile to the lake and from there another 0.4 mile to Meadow Pass.

from stampede pass

10 miles round trip with 2,000 feet of elevation gain

Hike north no the Pacific Crest Trail (PCT) 4.5 miles from Stampede Pass to the Stirrup Lake Trail junction. Turn left onto the Stirrup Lake Trail and continue  0.5 mile to the lake.  Another 0.4 miles leads to Meadow Pass.

  • Suitable Activities: Day Hiking
  • Seasons: June, July, August, September, October
  • Weather: View weather forecast
  • Difficulty: Easy, Moderate
  • Length: 10.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,000 ft
  • 4,200 ft
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Green Trails Snoqualmie Pass No. 207
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