Seattle: PCT North from Snoqualmie Pass
Climb 1,300 feet to a sparkling alpine basin dotted with summer wildflowers on this 6.25-mile out-and-back along the Pacific Crest Trail.
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- Distance: 5.0
Location: 47.4279823303223, -121.413536071777
Pacific Crest Trailhead; head N
Location: 47.4320869445801, -121.407051086426
Location: 47.4331474304199, -121.403869628906
Dramatic views of Guye Peak, Lundin Peak and Red Mtn.
Location: 47.4332962036133, -121.403564453125
Leave forest; trail becomes rocky
Location: 47.4335861206055, -121.402969360352
Rest stop with dramatic views
Location: 47.433895111084, -121.40258026123
Enter Alpine Lakes Wilderness
Location: 47.4352912902832, -121.400703430176
View of Commonwealth Basin
Location: 47.4372406005859, -121.398628234863
View of small waterfall uphill R of trail
Location: 47.4394454956055, -121.397186279297
R @ Y jct.
Location: 47.4397964477539, -121.396644592285
Very large Douglas fir L of trail
Location: 47.4428291320801, -121.394058227539
Meadow with wildflowers and butterflies in summer
Location: 47.4376907348633, -121.393974304199
Large meadow beneath Kendall Peak with views to upper alpine basin. Return via same route