Vets Peak

A moderate scramble to Point 7157, informally named Vets Peak, that overlooks the North Cascades Highway about 10 miles east of Rainy Pass.

driving directions

Drive US 2 and park where the highway crosses Granite Creek, about 3 miles past the East Creek Trailhead.

approach & ascent

Ascend forested slopes to attain the southwest ridge and follow it to the point at 7,120 ft that is immediately to the south of Vets Peak. Then follow the ridge to the summit.

  • Suitable Activities: Scrambling
  • Seasons: March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October
  • Weather: View weather forecast.
  • Difficulty: Strenuous 3, Technical 3
  • Length: 7.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 3,800 ft
  • 7,157 ft
  • Green Trails Mt Logan No. 49
  • USGS Azurite Peak
  • Trails Illustrated North Cascades National Park
  • Red Marker
    48.625341, -120.840983
    48.6253407004 -120.840983391
  • Red Marker
    48.643078, -120.816457
    48.6430779725 -120.816457272

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