Seattle: Carne Basin

Mountainsides of wildflowers and alpine larches will excite all five senses on this 6-mile out-and-back mountain trek in Wenatchee National Forest.
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Mountainsides of wildflowers and alpine larches will excite all five senses on this 6-mile out-and-back mountain trek in Wenatchee National Forest.

Trail Facts

  • Distance: 4.7

Waypoints

CBT001

Location: 48.0838661193848, -120.834892272949

Trailhead; bear N-NW on Phelps Creek Trail

CTB005

Location: 48.0846176147461, -120.817420959473

Vivid alpine meadows and mountain slopes covered with larches

CTB006

Location: 48.0840110778809, -120.814598083496

Snowy peaks of the Entiat Mtns to N

CTB007

Location: 48.0848426818848, -120.808555603027

Carne Basin; stream fed by snowmelt

CTB009

Location: 48.0842247009277, -120.805442810059

State's largest known larch tree felled by lightning; continue on into Glacier Peak Wilderness

CTB008

Location: 48.0851783752441, -120.808776855469

Nice campsite on R; look closely for marmot dens

CTB004

Location: 48.084415435791, -120.830528259277

Old-growth Douglas fir forest on R

CBT003

Location: 48.0835876464844, -120.831771850586

Viewpoint on R to Chiwawa Ridge

CBT002

Location: 48.0843696594238, -120.834609985352

Turn R heading N-NE onto Carne Mountain Trail

CTB010

Location: 48.0881538391113, -120.802909851074

Carne Mountain (7,085 ft.)