Club Alpino Italiano - Subsection Pacific NorthWest (CAI-PNW)
Contact: Karen Kornher, firstname.lastname@example.org Special Wenatchee/Leavenworth WeekendMay 12,13 & 14 Hikes
May 12 (Friday)
Horse lake Reserve
Horselake preserve out of Wenatchee.
A stellar flower hike on roads and bike trails, so not steep. Distance 4-6 miles and elevation gain of 1000-1500 feet. Start at 1:00 pm.
May 13 (Saturday)
North of Peshastin, which is three miles east of Leavenworth
6.0 miles, roundtrip
Gain: 2000 ft.
Highest Point: 3116 ft. "Enjoy a variety of fun, funky art on the first section of trail, including many of the Sauer's carved totems and faces on trees. The trail is very narrow and the hillside is steep. Be aware of where you step to share the trail with fellow hikers. Climb steadily through balsamroot and lupine, as well as bluebells, phlox, and a myriad other wildflowers."
May 14 (Sunday)
Ingalls Creek, which is a gentle creekside trail. Can …
Sunday 18 Sauk Mt. 4.2 miles R/T,1190 feet elevation gain,5537feet highest point.Moderate hike
Enjoy amazing views of the Sauk and Skagit river basins, and that's just
from the trailhead parking lot! From the summit of this former fire
lookout the views are beyond amazing.
Appointment at 10:00 at the parking lot,15 min. waiting time
Northwest Forest Pass is required,dogs allowed Direction:
From Burlington (exit 230 on I-5), head east on the North Cascades
Highway (State Route 20) for 36.5 miles to the Rockport State Park
boundary at milepost 96 (7 miles east of Concrete and 1.5 miles west of
the junction with SR 530). Turn left onto Forest Road 1030 (signed "Sauk
Mountain Road"). Follow this steep road for 7.5 miles
to a fork. Bear right and continue 0.25 mile to the trailhead (elev.
4350 ft). Privy available.
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