Smith Brook Area

An easy, 4 mile snowshoe or cross country ski trip with 500 feet in elevation gain.

getting there

Drive SR 2 to the Smithbrook Road turn off and parking area, 4.2 miles east of Stevens Pass. If coming from the east, drive Stevens Pass Nordic Center and use the U-turn access for SR 2 westbound to the parking area.


  • Limit elevation gain to 500 feet (just reaching the set of switchbacks) to qualify this as an Easy trip.

Information for LEADERS

Many popular snowshoe and ski routes utilize Smith Brook Road parking area where this route begins. Review these other routes to be sure your trip will not conflict with others and encourage carpooling within your group.  

  • Suitable Activities: Skiing/Snowboarding, Snowshoeing
  • Skiing/Snowboarding Category: Cross-country
  • Snowshoeing Category: Beginner
  • Seasons: January, February, March, December
  • Weather: View weather forecast. View avalanche forecast.
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Length: 4.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 400 ft
  • 3,700 ft
  • Green Trails Benchmark Mtn No. 144
  • USGS Labyrinth Mtn
  • Red Marker
    47.784428, -121.032360
    47.784428 -121.03236

Upcoming Activities

Beginner Snowshoe - Smith Brook Area

Snowshoeing Trip
Snow fun at a mellow pace! This snowshoe trip welcomes beginners.
Difficulty: Easy
Sun, Mar 25, 2018
No Prerequisites
6 participants 1 leader
Registration closes Mar 23
Foothills Branch
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