Monday, November 26, 2012

KUOW Hike of the Week- Slippery Creek

Updated 11-27-2012
Slippery Creek off of Highway 410 and usually at this time of the year you will need snowshoes but for this Tuesday and this Wednesday there is only 1 to 2 inches of snow at 4000 feet so no snowshoes needed. On clear day great views Mt. Rainier.
Photo below view of Mt. Rainier @photo Dennis Long

Check out Green Trails Maps for directions. The map for this hike is 238. Click here for complete list of maps. 
Photo below is Slippery Creek
Photo below this is a road walk
Photo below- not much snow at 4000 feet. No snowshoes needed now
Photo below  taken last year in November the amount of snow normally on ground @ photo Dennis Long
Driving Directions: From Enumclaw drive on State Highway 410 east and just before you get to the small town of Greenwater turn left on logging road FS 7125. This is just past MP 42. If you reach the town you have gone too far. Follow logging road FS 7125 then bear left which go about 1.5 miles and park at gate. Trail Directions: Follow road to point at about 3900 feet which is 1800 foot gain and 4 miles one way. See our track below. Always bring map-compass-GPS as these directions are the best estimates.
Click here To get permit that you need to access this area . 
Click here For our route. 
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