Cortright Trail 57

Packwood, Washington 98361

Cortright Trail 57

Cortright Trail 57 Professional Review and Guide

"Hike a lightly used trail from an out-of-the-way trailhead, over the crest of the Cascade Range to a junction with the Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail. Roosevelt elk are common along this trail; in fact, they seem to use it more than people do. If you are backpacking, this route provides places for true wilderness camping.

There is a sign marking the trailhead; however, the trail starts about 100 feet north-west of the sign, at 4,240 feet elevation.Walk a few steps down the trail to the wilderness registration box and pick up your wilderness permit. A short distance past the wilderness registration box, the route enters the William O. Douglas Wilderness."

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Trail Information

Packwood
Nearby City
9.6
Distance
Out-and-back
Trail Type
Moderate
Skill Level
Best months: July–September.
Season
USDA Forest Service William O. Douglas and Norse Peak Wilderness or White Pass USGS quad.
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Jul 2018