This a good ski trip or snowshoe but the lower portion can tend to be hard packed snow and ice.
|Road on the way up|
|View towards Chair Peak from viewpoint before the lakes|
|View towards the north|
|Clouds and mountains|
Driving directions: From Seattle take Interstate 90 over Snoqualmie Pass to exit 54. Exit I-90, turn left, and cross under the freeway to reach the Gold Creek Sno-Park.
Trail Stats: 7 miles roundtrip and 1700 foot gain.Trail Route- Thanks to Randy
Instead of the viewpoint one can use this route 7.5 miles roundtrip 1800 feet gain within 1/2 mile of the lake and need stable snow and here is the route.
Disclaimer: There are many factors which you should consider in deciding whether to proceed with an outing, including the visible weather at the trailhead, the strength and experience of the party, snow and avalanche conditions, route conditions, etc. You are the final decision maker whether to proceed. West Coast Weather, LLC dba Washington Online Weather cannot be held liable for loss or injury arising from your decision to proceed, and expressly disclaims all liability related thereto. Redmond, Washington USA. Also, please bring map-compass and GPS to help with trail directions as our directions are our best estimate
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