Washington Lake Trail
ElevationAscent: 968' 295 m
Descent: -2,052' -626 m
High: 9,568' 2,916 m
Low: 7,693' 2,345 m
GradeAvg Grade: 8% (4°)
Max Grade: 20% (11°)
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“A high alpine singletrack traverse through the White Cloud Mountains.”— Leslie Kehmeier
Stay straight to continue on Washington Lake trail, rolling through a meadow and across the outlet to Fourth of July Creek Lake. Ridgelines from the White Cloud Mountains are prominent in the background. It's a stunning backdrop and just the beginning of an endless amount if amazing scenery.
The route continues on a rolling traverse followed by a quick downhill to the shores of Lake Washington. Enjoy a little more downhill before hiking across a large marshy meadow to an intersection with Washington Lake Creek trail.
Stay straight/right through the valley to another short climb. The trail then descends consistently to Germania Creek trail.
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