Windy Peak Trail #342

Area Status: Open
This area is Open
 

This 11.5 mile trail within Pasayten Wilderness is mostly a high ridge route varying from lodgepole pine forest to open Douglas fir and spruce, to open meadows and alpine areas up and over Windy Peak near the north side of Sunny Pass. Junctions with Basin Creek Trail #360Clutch Creek Trail #343 and Boundary Trail #533

The trail starts at Windy Peak trailhead adjacent to Long Swamp Campground.  A spectacular view of the Cascade Mountains can be seen from the summit of this "more difficult" trail.

At a Glance

Open Season: Mid-July
Restrictions: Wilderness regulations apply
Closest Towns: Tonasket, WA
Passes: A valid Recreation Pass required at Windy Peak trailhead.
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Tonasket Ranger District.

General Information

Directions: From Tonasket take Okanogan County Road 9437 (Hwy 7) north for 6 miles to County Road 9425. Take County Road 9425 and travel 11 miles to Loomis. From Loomis continue on County Road 3942 for 2 miles to County Road 4066. This County Road 4066 connects with Forest Service Road 39 for 20 miles to Long Swamp campground.

Activities


Hiking

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