North Bend, WA
Snow Lake may be the most popular wilderness trail in the Pacific Northwest. From June through September, it gets thousands—maybe tens of thousands—of hiker visits. But come winter, only a few hardy folks make the long slog though deep snow to the glorious lake basin. Part of the reason for this is that the route crosses some pretty substantial avalanche chutes, creating a danger for unwary snow travelers. But those who take the time to check avalanche snow conditions and closely monitor avalanche dangers can find a safe time to trek this route.
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Trail Statistics & Information
|Nearby City||North Bend|
|Elevation Gain||2,000 ft|
|Skill Level||More difficult|
|Duration||7 hours to 2 days|
|Season||January through early March|
|Top Elevation||5,100 ft|
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