Headlee Pass and Vesper Lake Trail

Silverton, Washington 98258

Headlee Pass and Vesper Lake Trail

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"Huff and puff up a grueling old miners trail. Brave crashing creek crossings and a steep open hillside choked in jungle greenery before making an Achilles-aching ascent to Headlee Pass, an inconspicuous gap between towering and rocky Morning Star and Sperry peaks.

From this portal to past riches, follow a scant path across jumbled talus to beautiful Vesper Lake, sparkling beneath the granite-graced slopes of Vesper Peak. Once the domain of hardscrabble prospectors, Vesper Lake now pays scenic dividends to tenacious trekkers."

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Trail Information

Silverton
Nearby City
7
Distance
2,600 feet
Elevation Gain
Out-and-back
Trail Type
Difficult
Skill Level
Mid-July– Oct
Season
2,350 feet
Trailhead Elevation
4,950 feet
Top Elevation
Mount Baker– Snoqualmie National Forest, Darrington Ranger District, or Verlot Public Service Center
Local Contacts
Green Trails Silverton No. 110, Sloan Peak No. 111
Local Maps

Activity Feed

Jul 2018