Cutthroat Pass

Mazama, Washington 98833

Cutthroat Pass

Cutthroat Pass Professional Review and Guide

"Cutthroat Pass offers medium-scale skiing on moderate slopes accentuated by jagged peaks. A fairly easy approach and a delightful roller-coaster descent double its appeal. The actual pass lies 1.7 miles north of Cutthroat Peak. Difficulties: Moderate avalanche potential; routefinding required.

Why bother, anyway? Why would anybody hike five miles (or more) to ski the equivalent of five lift-served runs? Imagine untracked snow, stunning views not available to lift-bound skiers, and the look of envy on your friends’ faces when you tell them you got face-shots of powder—in May! Use this guide and find 100 more reasons."

Cutthroat Pass Reviews

Do you know something we don't know? Help others by leaving a review.

Cutthroat Pass Photos

Help others discover amazing sights!

Trail Information

Mazama
Nearby City
10
Distance
Out-and-back
Trail Type
Moderate
Skill Level
8 hours
Duration
Best May to June
Season
4,855 feet
Trailhead Elevation
6,830 feet
Top Elevation
USGS Washington Pass
Local Maps

Activity Feed

Jul 2018