A steady climb with rewarding views of the surrounding mountains and the Wenatchee River.

Maps: View our topo map. Note: use ‘Print Preview’ before printing to properly scale this map to a full sheet of paper.

Activity: Hiking
Nearest Town: Leavenworth
Skill Level: 2
Fitness Level: 3
Distance: About 13 miles, or as an 18-mile (round trip) backpacking trip to Lake August.
Uses Allowed: Hiking, horseback riding
Fees/Permits: Northwest Forest Pass required to park at the trailhead.
Additional Information: Click here to read the report prepared by the Leavenworth Chamber of Commerce.

Leave It Better Than You Found It
. This should be every outdoor user’s goal. Pick up trash left by others, pull some noxious weeds along your route, throw branches over unwanted spur trails, don’t ride or walk wet trails when you’re leaving ruts/footprints deeper than ¼ inch…

Disclaimer. Treat this information as recommendations, not gospel. Conditions change, and those contributing these reports are volunteers–they may make mistakes or may not know all the issues affecting a route. You are still completely responsible for your decisions, your actions, and your safety. If you can’t live with that, you are prohibited from using our information.

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