|View to the west|
From Seattle drive I-90 east to Cle Elum and exit 85.
Take Hwy 970 east and turn left on Teanaway Road.
Go about 7 miles then bear right and it becomes North Fork Teanaway.
Just past 29 Pine Campground take a slight right on FR 9737 and go one mile.
Turn right on FR 9703 and drive 2.5 miles to Stafford Creek trail head.
Trail stats: 11 miles round trip and 3000' gain. Going to the peak is about another 1.2 miles and 1200' gain. Here is our track to the pass and slightly beyond.