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 Jr. MAC Overnight Snow Camp - Smith Brook Area

Youth Youth activity: Junior MAC
The Jr. MAC will spend the weekend camping in the snow near Stevens Pass.
Difficulty: Easy
Sat, Apr 2, 2022 - Sun, Apr 3, 2022
3 participants on waitlist 1 instructor on waitlist 1 chaperone on waitlist
Registration closes Mar 25
Seattle Branch
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