100 hikes in the Alpine Lakes Wilderness, including the newly protected Middle Fork Snoqualmie Valley
Mix of day hikes and classic backpacking routes
Stunning, oversized full-color guide
The lush Alpine Lakes Wilderness in Washington’s Central Cascades contains a plethora of trails, rugged glacier-carved mountains, and more than 700 sparkling alpine lakes and ponds. Accessed via nearly 50 trailheads, more than 600 miles of trails offer hikers leisurely strolls along wooded creeks, climbs up mountain passes, or lunch spots next to glassy tarns. It is one of the most popular and beloved places for hikers in this region.
The all-new guide, Alpine Lakes Wilderness, features a wide range of hikes that vary in difficulty, geography, and theme so that hikers of any age and skill level will find trails that fit their taste. Easy to use, the guide includes details on overnight permits, car-camping options near wilderness access points, detailed maps, elevation gain/ loss, and turn-by-turn mileage and directions. Interesting historical background and natural history round out the trail descriptions.
by Nathan Barnes and Jeremy Barnes