We just snowshoed this on February 7 and it was mostly hard-packed snow. The trail has a few bare spots but snowshoes are very hand. Part of the hike is on a snow covered logging road.
|View on the way up of Kachess Lake|
|Open hills and a good workout|
|George and Dave working way down|
|From Road No 4818 you turn right on this unmarked road (see flagging) and proceed 3/4 mile to trail|
Trail stats: Here is our track Hike on Road No. 4818 go less then one mile to an unsigned road junction, turn right (see photo above where you turn right there is flagging on it). Continue about 3/4 mile to the trailhead trail 1315 (Silver Creek) , elevation 2,368 feet (it is also the trailhead for Easton Ridge). Waypoints at Trailhead are N 47.16.03 W 121.10.28 Careful trail is hard to find. You walk for a very short distance follow sign for for Silver Creek trail 1315 but in less than 1/8 a mile you will notice a path (on your right- unmarked) and turn right on a path to the creek. Then once next to creek and on trail turn left and go a short distance upstream you’ll find the bridge and cross bridge and continue there and follow trail. In about a mile or so , at 3400 feet, you will reach a ridge top and turn right and follow trail 1212. We continued another mile or so. Our hike as a little over 6 miles roundtrip.
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