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.  

  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Length: 4.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 400 ft
  • 3,700 ft
  • Green Trails Benchmark Mtn No. 144
  • USGS Labyrinth Mtn

Upcoming Activities

Seattle Junior MAC Snow Caving - Smith Brook Area

Youth Youth activity: Junior MAC
[ORCA POD] Phase 2 trip for Jr. MAC. Join for an over night where you
Difficulty: Easy
Sat, Feb 13, 2021 - Sun, Feb 14, 2021
Prerequisites, Leader's Permission Required
10 participants 4 chaperones
Registration opens Feb 8
Seattle Branch
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