Resurrection Pass Trail North


Area Status: Open
Resurrection Pass mountain biker

A local favorite, Resurrection Pass Trail offers day or multi-day backcountry hiking or biking adventures. A 39 mile trail that climbs from 500 to 2600 feet, visitors can reserve one or all of eight public use cabins along the route. Along the way, linger to fish in Trout, Juneau, and Swan Lakes, climb any of the ridges that line the trail and take in spectacular views, or just relax on your cabin porch.

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At a Glance

Restrictions: Resurrection Pass Trail is closed to motorized vehicles from May 1- November 30 and open to motorized vehicles during the 2021-2022 winter season. Resurrection Pass Trail is closed to pack/saddle stock from April 1- June 30.

General Information

Directions:

At mile 15 Hope Highway in Hope turn south onto Resurrection Creek Road. Travel 4 miles to trailhead parking. The last mile to the trailhead is not plowed in winter.


Accessibility:

 

Northern segment of a 39 mile multi-use trail between the Hope and Cooper Landing areas. Trail follows the narrow Resurrection Creek valley through spruce/birch forest, past gold mining areas, gradually climbing into an alpine valley after 17 miles. Snow can remain in the pass until mid-June.

 


Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information

Activities

Mountain Biking

gold rush era bicyclist39 mile ride to south trailhead. 32 miles to Devil's Creek trailhead. High elevation areas can hold snow until mid June. Trail can be muddy following spring/early summer melt off. 

Difficulty Level: Intermediate

Dispersed Camping

Designated backcountry campsites at mile 4, Wolf Creek (mile 5.3), Caribou Creek (mile 7), mile 9.6, mile 12.6, and East Creek (mile 14.6). Most sites have bear resistant food lockers.

Backpacking

39 mile through hike to south trailhead requires vehicle shuttle.

Horse Riding

Closed to pack/saddle stock April 1- June 30.

XC Skiing/Snowshoeing

This trail is open to winter motorized use every other year. The trail is open to motorized use during the 2021-2022 winter season.

Last mile of road before trailhead not plowed in winter.

There can be areas of ice along sidehill trail in the first 5 miles. Resurrection North from mile 3 to East Creek Cabin at mile 14.5 has numerous difficult sections of trail due to narrow side hills between mile 3 and mile 6.5 that glaciate when snow cover is thin. The entrances and exits at all (appx. 4) the drainages between Caribou and East Creek Cabins can also be difficult.

Status: Open
Difficulty Level: Intermediate

Snowmobiling

Open every other winter season to motorized use. Open to motorized use winter 2021- 2022 season.

The last mile of Resurrection Creek Road not plowed in winter.

Resurrection North from mile 3 to East Creek Cabin at mile 14.5 has numerous difficult sections of trail due to narrow side hills between mile 3 and mile 6.5 that glaciate when snow cover is thin. The entrances and exits at all (appx. 4) the drainages between Caribou and East Creek Cabins can also be difficult.

Access to Caribou, Fox and East Creek Cabins.

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities

Location

 
  Latitude : 
60.8698

  Longitude : 
-149.6304