Sasquatch Loops

Ski or snowshoe away from the crowds and enjoy the views on the forested lower slopes of Mount St. Helens. Depending on your route selection, it's up to 8 miles and 740 feet of elevation gain.

Getting There

From Cougar drive Lewis River Road (Forest Road 90) east for 6.4 miles, turn left on Forest Road 83, and drive to the Cougar Sno-Park.

on the trail

Ski or snowshoe the loops clockwise direction to climb the steepest sections of the trail and descend gradually. Travel counterclockwise for a more challenging tour with gradual ascents and steep descents.  You can shorten your tour by skiing or snowshoeing just the middle loop.

  • Difficulty: Moderate, U-XC 2 Advanced Beginner Ungroomed
  • Length: 8.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 740 ft
  • 3,440 ft
  • Green Trails Mount St Helens NVM No. 332S
  • Green Trails Mt St Helens NW No. 364S
  • USGS Mt St Helens
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