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Pacific Crest Trail: WA Section 3

BIG MOSQUITO LAKE to SHEEP LAKE: In-your-face glacier views of Mt. Adams dominate most of this 45.2-mile leg through beautiful subalpine meadows to the shores of a lovely ridgetop lake.

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To Trailhead

From Ariel, WA, go E on WA 503, which becomes FR 90 past Swift Reservoir. Stay on FR 90 (becomes Curly Creek Rd.) until Wind River-Meadow Creek Rd. Turn L @ Meadow Creek Rd. and head N. Turn R onto FR 30 and go 7.5 mi. to Twin Buttes Rd. (FR 24). Turn L on FR 24 to Trillicum Campground and turn R @ FR 2480. PCT crosses FR 8851 near outlet of Big Mosquito Lake; park near Mosquito Lake Station.

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