Wednesday, October 7, 2015

Fagin's Hike of the Week: Cutthroat Pass

Updated 10-7-2015

This hike is off North Cascades Highway (State Hwy 20) and is at Rainy Pass. Prefect timing to see the larch trees is now. If you can take off work this Thursday 10-8-2015 weather will be dry with some sun. Thanks to Alan Bauer for the photos.
Yes fall colors!!
Beyond the Pass you will find, Tower Mt and Golden Horn
Views while on the PCT
No shortage of Larch Trees
Driving Directions: Take  North Cascades Highway (State Route 20)  to Rainy Pass near milepost 158. If coming from Seattle turn left onto the spur road and drive 0.3 mile to the Pacific Crest Trail parking area (elev. 4800 ft).

Stats: About 10 miles roundtrip and 2300 foot gain.

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