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2,750 mi 4,426 km of trail 22 Recommended Routes

Gems 6 Gems Easy Trails 93 Trails Intermediate Trails 209 Trails Hard Trails 331 Trails
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Gems in Wenatchee National Forest - 6

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gem Favorite Mason Lake

Mason Lake

(9) Riverbend, WA
gem Favorite No Photos

Tank Lakes

(1) Skykomish, WA
gem Favorite Le Conte Mountain seen from the Ying Yang lakes bivouac site along the Ptarmigan Traverse.

Ying Yang Lakes

(1) Stehekin, WA
gem Favorite Views of the jagged Dragontail Peak across Colchuck Lake.

Colchuck Lake

(1) Leavenw…, WA
gem Favorite Itswoot Ridge, White Rock Lakes, and Dome Peak along the Ptarmigan Traverse

South Cascade Glacier Col

(1) Stehekin, WA
gem Favorite Icicle Creek and Ridge Spur Viewpoint

Icicle Ridge Viewpoint

(8) Leavenw…, WA

Recommended Routes in Wenatchee National Forest - 20

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Favorite Views of the jagged Dragontail Peak across Colchuck Lake.
Difficult

Enchantments Traverse

19.1 mi 30.8 km 4,556' Up 1388.81 m Up 6,674' Down 2034.11 m Down

Leavenw…, WA
Favorite Views of the jagged Dragontail Peak across Colchuck Lake.
Intermediate/Difficult

Colchuck Lake

8.3 mi 13.4 km 2,222' Up 677.35 m Up 2,222' Down 677.23 m Down

Leavenw…, WA
Favorite Looking across the Chinook Pass highway towards Sourdough Ridge
Intermediate

Naches Peak Loop

3.6 mi 5.9 km 608' Up 185.3 m Up 612' Down 186.43 m Down

Eatonville, WA
Favorite Stunning view of Rainier at sunset. Bring headlamps!
Intermediate/Difficult

Kendall Katwalk

10.8 mi 17.4 km 2,443' Up 744.49 m Up 2,442' Down 744.32 m Down

Riverbend, WA
Favorite There's no place like Spectacle Lake to hang your hammock.
Difficult

Spectacle Lake

19.5 mi 31.3 km 2,603' Up 793.54 m Up 2,604' Down 793.57 m Down

Skykomish, WA
Favorite Glacier Peak from Miner's Ridge
Difficult

Spider Gap - Buck Creek Pass Loop

43.3 mi 69.8 km 9,095' Up 2772.1 m Up 9,090' Down 2770.78 m Down

Stehekin, WA
Favorite On the summit.
Intermediate/Difficult

Bandera Mountain

8.2 mi 13.1 km 3,055' Up 931.15 m Up 3,054' Down 931.01 m Down

Riverbend, WA
Favorite Views of the jagged Dragontail Peak across Colchuck Lake.
Very Difficult

Enchantment Peak

15.7 mi 25.2 km 6,222' Up 1896.46 m Up 6,222' Down 1896.34 m Down

Leavenw…, WA

Trails in Wenatchee National Forest - 611

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5.6 mi 9.0 km #1Colchuck Lake Trail #1599.1
Difficult
Leavenworth, WA
Difficult
Leavenworth, WA 11 
3.8 mi 6.2 km #2Ira Spring (Mason Lake) Trail #1038
Intermediate/Difficult
Riverbend, WA
Intermediate/Difficult
Riverbend, WA 24 
2.7 mi 4.3 km #3Talapus Lake Trail #1039
Intermediate
Riverbend, WA
Intermediate
Riverbend, WA 20 
72.1 mi 116.1 km #4PCT: Snoqualmie Pass to Stevens Pass
Difficult
Riverbend, WA
Difficult
Riverbend, WA
2.4 mi 3.9 km #5Agnes Gorge
Easy/Intermediate
Stehekin, WA
Easy/Intermediate
Stehekin, WA
29.9 mi 48.1 km #6Icicle Ridge Trail #1570
Intermediate/Difficult
Leavenworth, WA
Intermediate/Difficult
Leavenworth, WA
127.2 mi 204.7 km #7PCT: Stevens Pass to Rainy Pass
Intermediate
Skykomish, WA
Intermediate
Skykomish, WA
0.7 mi 1.1 km #8Spectacle Lake Trail
Easy
Skykomish, WA
Easy
Skykomish, WA
6.5 mi 10.5 km #9Cady Ridge Trail
Intermediate
Skykomish, WA
Intermediate
Skykomish, WA
10.0 mi 16.0 km #10Deception Creek
Intermediate/Difficult
Skykomish, WA
Intermediate/Difficult
Skykomish, WA
7.2 mi 11.5 km #11North Ridge Trail
Difficult
Cle Elum, WA
Difficult
Cle Elum, WA
4.1 mi 6.6 km #12Chain Lakes
Difficult
Skykomish, WA
Difficult
Skykomish, WA
4.8 mi 7.7 km #13Lost Lake Trail #1185
Difficult
Greenwater, WA
Difficult
Greenwater, WA
1.3 mi 2.1 km #14Little Wenatchee Gorge
Intermediate
Skykomish, WA
Intermediate
Skykomish, WA
4.7 mi 7.6 km #15Deception Pass
Intermediate
Skykomish, WA
Intermediate
Skykomish, WA
0.9 mi 1.5 km #16Lila Lakes Trail
Intermediate
Skykomish, WA
Intermediate
Skykomish, WA
4.3 mi 7.0 km #17Miller Peak (#1379)
Difficult
Cle Elum, WA
Difficult
Cle Elum, WA
1.3 mi 2.2 km #18Lake Minotaur
Difficult
Skykomish, WA
Difficult
Skykomish, WA
0.8 mi 1.3 km #19Bear Creek Mountain Lookout Spur
Difficult
Ahtanum, WA
Difficult
Ahtanum, WA
0.8 mi 1.3 km #20Mirror Lake Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Riverbend, WA
Intermediate/Difficult
Riverbend, WA

Photos of Wenatchee National Forest - 367

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Crystal clear view of the night sky from the campsite upon Cady Ridge.
Oct 10, 2016 near Skykomish, WA
Itswoot Ridge, White Rock Lakes, and Dome Peak along the Ptarmigan Traverse
Oct 11, 2016 near Stehekin, WA
Turning a switchback along Cady Ridge.
Oct 10, 2016 near Skykomish, WA
Taking in the views along Cady Ridge.
Oct 10, 2016 near Skykomish, WA
Looking across the Chinook Pass highway towards Sourdough Ridge
Mar 5, 2015 near Eatonville, WA
Le Conte Mountain seen from the Ying Yang lakes bivouac site along the Ptarmigan Traverse.
Oct 11, 2016 near Stehekin, WA
Le Conte Mountain and glacier seen from Spider-Formidable col on the Ptarmigan Traverse.
Oct 11, 2016 near Stehekin, WA
Looking into the Enchantments and Mt. Stuart from the top of Navaho Peak.
Jun 10, 2016 near Leavenw…, WA