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Silver Peak

  Western Washington, hiking, climbing, Best of the NW year-round trails. Centrally located on Snoqualmie Pass, Silver Peak can be seen from both sides of I90 and can be climbed from 3 directions. Make your way up from Mirror Lake, Annette Lake or do the loop between Mount Catherine as we are on this trip. […]

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Snoqualmie Mountain

Western Washington, hiking, climbing, Best of the NW year-round trails. THE Snoqualmie Mountain sits on the northeastern flanks of the I 90 corridor with panoramic views above Alpentol and Lake Kecheelus. Sharing the Alpentol Parking lot with the ever-popular Snow Lake Trail. Find the non-descript start 50 feet south of the Snow Lake trail head.  […]

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Mount Catherine

Western Washington, hiking, climbing, Best of the NW year-round trails. Gain 360 wrap around views of the I 90 corridor over Snoqualmie Pass from Mount Catherine. Forest road 9070 is much rougher in the summer than the groomed Mount Catherine Nordic Ski loop of the winter. (We clocked faster speeds Nordic skiing than driving down […]

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Granite Mountain Lookout

Climb to the old Granite Mountain fire lookout on the high western side of Snoqualmie Pass. From the trail head at the parking lot cross short bridges to ascend the often-rocky root strewn trail.  Take a right at the junction left continues on to Pratt Lake.  The trail climbs at nearly 1,000 vertical feet per […]

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