Windy Pass

Leavenworth, Washington 98826

Windy Pass

Windy Pass Professional Review and Guide

"Climb along Eightmile Creek and up through subalpine meadows to Lake Caroline and Windy Pass. The hike to Lake Caroline and Windy Pass is an Alpine Lakes Wilderness favorite, especially among those who enjoy hiking through high subalpine meadows and don’t mind sweating a little to get there.

This hike packs a lot into 7 miles, reaching two lakes in the first 3 miles, climbing through fire-scarred forest slopes and flower-strewn meadows, meandering through high lakes, and climbing wide-open meadows and basins to a high pass and sublime views."

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Trail Information

Nearby City
3,900 feet
Elevation Gain
Trail Type
Easy to Difficult
Skill Level
Overnight backpacking trip
Best summer through fall
3,300 feet
Trailhead Elevation
7,220 feet
Top Elevation
Wenatchee National Forest, Leavenworth Ranger District
Local Contacts
USGS Cashmere Mountain; Green Trails 209S (The Enchantments)
Local Maps

Activity Feed

Jul 2018