Pacific Crest Trail: WA Section 10

KENNEDY RIDGE to HIGH BRIDGE RANGER STATION: Climb the rugged topography around Glacier Peak then cross two passes on this 42.1-mile rollercoaster leg into Agnes Creek.
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KENNEDY RIDGE to HIGH BRIDGE RANGER STATION: Climb the rugged topography around Glacier Peak then cross two passes on this 42.1-mile rollercoaster leg into Agnes Creek.

Trail Facts

  • Distance: 65.0

Waypoints

PCT1646

Location: 48.1223182678223, -121.177131652832

Stay straight @ jct.; head NE

PCT1647

Location: 48.1316337585449, -121.153770446777

Set up camp @ Glacier Creek

PCT1648

Location: 48.1396484375, -121.153549194336

Creek crossing

PCT1649

Location: 48.150318145752, -121.17098236084

Cross creek

PCT1650

Location: 48.1588172912598, -121.164283752441

Head N towards Fire Creek Pass

PCT1651

Location: 48.166316986084, -121.15771484375

Camp by Mica Lake's clear blue waters

PCT1652

Location: 48.1677665710449, -121.155220031738

Cross creek

PCT1653

Location: 48.1669998168945, -121.148452758789

Cross creek; no camping

PCT1654

Location: 48.1674346923828, -121.136535644531

Creek crossing; no camping; begin switchback ascent

PCT1655

Location: 48.1562004089356, -121.111015319824

Creek crossing

PCT1656

Location: 48.1610984802246, -121.100830078125

Pass Dolly Vista camp and pit toilet

PCT1657

Location: 48.1685829162598, -121.076019287109

Pass another campsite

PCT1658

Location: 48.1834678649902, -121.049797058105

Cross Vista Creek on log

PCT1659

Location: 48.1774673461914, -121.027366638184

Turn L @ jct.

PCT1660

Location: 48.1833000183106, -121.027465820312

Cross Suiattle River

PCT1661

Location: 48.184700012207, -121.027297973633

Begin ascent through switchbacks

PCT1662

Location: 48.1840171813965, -120.976333618164

Cross creek

PCT1663

Location: 48.1845169067383, -120.972518920898

The end of the official PCT detour. Head NE toward Miners Creek

PCT1664

Location: 48.1885681152344, -120.967750549316

Pass a camp

PCT1665

Location: 48.1889343261719, -120.967903137207

Cross Miners Creek

PCT1666

Location: 48.1932182312012, -120.956169128418

Cross creek

PCT1667

Location: 48.1972846984863, -120.953231811523

Stay R; Miners Ridge Trail enters on the L

PCT1668

Location: 48.1985321044922, -120.942352294922

Stay L @ jct. with Cloudy Pass Trail

PCT1669

Location: 48.2031173706055, -120.943069458008

Camp near creek

PCT1670

Location: 48.2028503417969, -120.940116882324

Stay L @ jct. with Cloudy Pass Trail

PCT1671

Location: 48.2307815551758, -120.945137023926

Camp near creek

PCT1672

Location: 48.2398834228516, -120.957565307617

Creek crossing

PCT1673

Location: 48.2410316467285, -120.957733154297

Creek crossing

PCT1674

Location: 48.2426338195801, -120.956199645996

Trail swings to the E; spur leads to a campsite

PCT1675

Location: 48.2553482055664, -120.929718017578

Cross South Fork Agnes Creek

PCT1676

Location: 48.2563171386719, -120.928565979004

Stay straight; South Fork Agnes Creek Trail enters from the R

PCT1677

Location: 48.2573509216309, -120.926902770996

Pass Hemlock Camp

PCT1678

Location: 48.2922172546387, -120.930480957031

Pass Cedar Camp

PCT1679

Location: 48.3096351623535, -120.920379638672

Pass Swamp Creek Camp

PCT1680

Location: 48.342399597168, -120.904602050781

West Fork Agnes Creek Trail enters on L; pass Five Mile Camp

PCT1681

Location: 48.3568649291992, -120.878631591797

Creek crossing

PCT1682

Location: 48.3626327514648, -120.869598388672

Cross creek

PCT1683

Location: 48.378116607666, -120.837135314941

Cross bridge @ North Cascades NP entrance

PCT1684

Location: 48.3796005249023, -120.839569091797

Cross road and turn R

PCT1685

Location: 48.3800010681152, -120.838050842285

Pass High Bridge Ranger Station; turn L toward Coon Lake to continue on PCT. To leave PCT, catch shuttle bus into Stehekin and visit the excellent Stehekin Bakery. From Stehekin, take Lake Ferry to Chelan.

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Cloud-covered peak

Location: 48.1261940002441, -121.162330627441

Hulking Glacier Peak shrouded in mist. ©Jack Haskel

Glacier Peak from the backside

Location: 48.1616973876953, -121.160568237305

©Jack Haskel

Glacier Peak

Location: 48.1630973815918, -121.155937194824

©Jack Haskel

Ridges and Valleys

Location: 48.1689147949219, -121.151840209961

©Jack Haskel

Big Valley

Location: 48.1653594970703, -121.147323608398

©Jack Haskel

Creek Crossing

Location: 48.1682662963867, -121.135795593262

©Jack Haskel

Craggy peaks

Location: 48.1680107116699, -121.086410522461

©Jack Haskel