Pacific Crest Trail: WA Section 7

TACOMA PASS to SNOQUALMIE PASS: Hike through a patchwork of woodlands and lakes on this 25.3-mile stretch stocked with blueberries and long-range Rainier views.
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TACOMA PASS to SNOQUALMIE PASS: Hike through a patchwork of woodlands and lakes on this 25.3-mile stretch stocked with blueberries and long-range Rainier views.

Trail Facts

  • Distance: 40.7

Waypoints

PCT1556

Location: 47.2051582336426, -121.310256958008

Cross Tacoma Pass. Refill water bottles: Fill up at a spring 2-4 min. W of this switchback

PCT1557

Location: 47.2160987854004, -121.331031799316

Cross dirt road

PCT1558

Location: 47.2230987548828, -121.361480712891

Cross barely flowing creeklet

PCT1559

Location: 47.2605514526367, -121.333465576172

Cross dirt road

PCT1560

Location: 47.2752342224121, -121.339347839355

Cross dirt road

PCT1561

Location: 47.2768516540527, -121.34073638916

Stay straight to continue on PCT. Side trip: Turn R on road; follow .25 mi. to visit weather station, which has water and camping

PCT1562

Location: 47.2831497192383, -121.351066589355

Cross dirt road with privy

PCT1563

Location: 47.2903175354004, -121.368530273438

Cross dirt road

PCT1564

Location: 47.2875518798828, -121.37670135498

Cross dirt road

PCT1565

Location: 47.2908668518066, -121.40495300293

Creeklet crossing

PCT1566

Location: 47.2926330566406, -121.406997680664

Cross dirt road

PCT1567

Location: 47.3001670837402, -121.416030883789

Cross Stirrup Creek and pass a one-person camp

PCT1568

Location: 47.3211517333984, -121.432899475098

Creek crossing

PCT1569

Location: 47.3443336486816, -121.436897277832

Camp on the banks Mirror Lake

PCT1570

Location: 47.3477668762207, -121.438781738281

Stay L @ trail jct.

PCT1571

Location: 47.3513832092285, -121.441680908203

Turn L @ jct.; head W; Tinkham Peak rises to the S

PCT1572

Location: 47.3731002807617, -121.446998596191

Cross dirt road

PCT1573

Location: 47.3803176879883, -121.445915222168

Cross Olallie Creek

PCT1574

Location: 47.4226150512695, -121.411750793457

Snoqualmie Pass @ I-90; pancakes, hotel nearby.

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Note

Location: 47.2055816650391, -121.311737060547

Note from a hiker describing a nearby spring ©Jack Haskel