Snowshoe Routes: Washington Guide Book

by Dan A. Nelson (The Mountaineers Books)
Snowshoe Routes Washington  by Dan A. Nelson

285pp/photos/maps
ISBN: 9781594859199

Snowshoe Routes: Washington, 3rd Edition puts you on the 100 best trails in the state, all within easy driving from major cities! Among other improvements, this new edition offers an expanded at-a-glance chart, featuring new categories for camping options, parking places, dog-friendly routes, and relative avalanche risk. In addition, routes have been reorganized into 9 regions.

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Trails from the "Snowshoe Routes: Washington" Guide Book
Displaying trails 1 to 20 of 100.
... Preview: Sometimes it’s nice to cut a switchback or two; to go where skiers and snowmobilers can’t; to work up a sweat on a cold day while enjoying spectacular local scenery and distant views. This trail offer ... From the guidebook "Snowshoe Routes: Washington"
Easton, WA - Snowshoeing - Trail Length: 8
... Preview: This is a winter scramble up a ruthlessly steep trail, but the views and the scenery along the way are unmatched. Although the trail may be demanding, it is a route used only by snowshoers. Many of t ... From the guidebook "Snowshoe Routes: Washington"
Naches, WA - Snowshoeing - Trail Length: 5.6
... Preview: Artist Point may have earned its name because of the oft-captured image of the broad meadows filled with summer wildflowers, backed by the towering rock summit of Mount Shuksan and the glacier-crowned ... From the guidebook "Snowshoe Routes: Washington"
Glacier, WA - Cross-Country Skiing,Snowshoeing - Trail Length: 5.5
... Preview: Bagley Lakes draws far fewer recreationists than nearby Artist Point, which is a great reason to visit here. The snowshoeing is equally easy, the winter scenery is stunning—although the views aren’ ... From the guidebook "Snowshoe Routes: Washington"
Glacier, WA - Snowshoeing - Trail Length: 2
... Preview: This trail is largely ignored by skiers and snowmobilers despite its glorious wilderness-like atmosphere and stunning scenery From the guidebook "Snowshoe Routes: Washington"
Granite Falls, WA - Snowshoeing - Trail Length: 10
... Preview: Want a walk through a gorgeous winter wonderland without a sweaty climb up a steep trail? This route offers all the beauty and majesty found in the wintry mountains without the strenuous workout usual ... From the guidebook "Snowshoe Routes: Washington"
Granite Falls, WA - Snowshoeing - Trail Length: 7
... Preview: This route offers a bit of human history as well as a glorious exploration of natural history, in the form of deep old forest and an abundance of wildlife. From the guidebook "Snowshoe Routes: Washington"
Port Angeles, WA - Snowshoeing - Trail Length: 14
... Preview: The best way to enjoy this scenic wonderland is by spending the night beside the high mountain lake. By taking at least two days to complete the trek, you can enjoy the views and scenery to their ... From the guidebook "Snowshoe Routes: Washington"
Granite Falls, WA - Snowshoeing - Trail Length: 11.6-11.9 miles
... Preview: This trail has high, subalpine meadows blanketed in deep snow, wonderful views of the surrounding craggy peaks, and an array of destination options to assure solitude for those who want it. The trai ... From the guidebook "Snowshoe Routes: Washington"
Enumclaw, WA - Snowshoeing - Trail Length: 4.5
... Preview: This trail climbs steadily but gradually, piercing rich second-growth forests full of wildlife and winter wonders. At the trail’s end, you’ll find views down into the green-gray valley of Bu ... From the guidebook "Snowshoe Routes: Washington"
Ashford, WA - Snowshoeing - Trail Length: 6.5
... Preview: The route to Camp Muir is long, strenuous, and very susceptible to poor weather, but it can also be incredibly beautiful, with views that can’t be found anywhere else. From the guidebook "Snowshoe Routes: Washington"
Elbe, WA - Snowshoeing - Trail Length: 10
... Preview: Snowshoes make easy work of this trail, climbing gently as it does through deep, dry-side forests to end at the site of a pretty little waterfall. The cascade is rather unspectacular in summer mon ... From the guidebook "Snowshoe Routes: Washington"
Winthrop, WA - Snowshoeing - Trail Length: 5.6
... Preview: This narrow wilderness trail follows Chiwaukum Creek upstream to a junction with several other trails, providing opportunities for unbounded rambling in the winter wonderlands of the Alpine Lakes ... From the guidebook "Snowshoe Routes: Washington"
Leavenworth, WA - Snowshoeing - Trail Length: 10.4
... Preview: The Coal Creek valley is the first large valley leading north away from the Mountain Loop Highway, and it offers outstanding opportunities to trek through untouched meadows, open stands of f ... From the guidebook "Snowshoe Routes: Washington"
Granite Falls, WA - Cross-Country Skiing,Snowshoeing - Trail Length: 6
... Preview: For those snowshoers who like to just get out and walk for miles without worrying about the intricacies of routefinding in deep snow, the Coal Pass trek is a great option. The route follows ... From the guidebook "Snowshoe Routes: Washington"
Glacier, WA - Cross-Country Skiing,Snowshoeing - Trail Length: 10
... Preview: Starting with an easy stroll along a wide trail in a narrow creek valley, this trek offers a taste of all the best winter has to offer. The trail climbs away from the valley bottom after a few mil ... From the guidebook "Snowshoe Routes: Washington"
Glacier, WA - Cross-Country Skiing,Snowshoeing - Trail Length: 9
... Preview: Commonwealth Basin affords excellent views of the iron-rich flanks of Red Mountain, although snowshoers will be at a loss to explore the source for the mountain’s name since it is covered in ... From the guidebook "Snowshoe Routes: Washington"
North Bend, WA - Snowshoeing - Trail Length: 10
... Preview: Thank goodness the Salmon la Sac area has plenty of roads because they keep the snowmobilers off quiet trails like this one that parallels Cooper River upstream to Cooper Lake. This route is occasiona ... From the guidebook "Snowshoe Routes: Washington"
Cle Elum, WA - Cross-Country Skiing,Snowshoeing - Trail Length: 8
... Preview: The Copper Creek Hut lacks the expansive views of some of the other huts in the Mount Tahoma Trails Association system, but it is an ideal destination for families and novice snowshoers looking fo ... From the guidebook "Snowshoe Routes: Washington"
Ashford, WA - Snowshoeing - Trail Length: 8.8
... Preview: Starting at the shore of a wide lake basin, this route has views of pretty peaks, meandering creeks—sometimes in old-growth forest settings, sometimes weaving gracefully through open meadows—and l ... From the guidebook "Snowshoe Routes: Washington"
Packwood, WA - Snowshoeing - Trail Length: 9