Standup Trail #1369

Area Status: Not Cleared

The Standup Trail begins at Forest Road 9203-112 and ends at Stafford Creek Trail #1359.

For the first mile the trail follows an old logging road that is now indistinct. It then begins to climb steeply with many switchbacks, over a divide at 6200 feet, then drops to join Stafford Creek Trail 1359. The trail is in fair condition with little erosion. There are a few minor creek crossings, and a spring is close to the trail near the top of the divide.

SETTING: Valley bottom, stream, old-growth trees, old logging, ridgetops, open hillsides, meadows, riparian zone, subalpine zone.

At a Glance

Fees Northwest Forest Pass is not required at trailhead. Remember, the Washington State Discover Pass not valid on National Forest lands and trailheads.
Open Season: Summer
Best Season: Summer
Busiest Season: Summer
Restrictions: Motorized use prohibited.
Closest Towns: Cle Elum

General Information


From Cle Elum, WA take Highway 903 east for about 2 miles then continue straight onto Highway 10 /970 and follow for 6.5 miles. Turn left onto Teanaway Road and travel 7.3 miles. Then continue another 6 miles on Teanaway Road North Fork. Go right on Forest Road 9737 and follow for 1.3 miles. Then go right onto Forest Road 9703 and then north on 9703-112 to the trailhead alongside Standup Creek.


There is parking for 6+ vehicles, but no other facilities.

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Connects with Stafford Creek Trail #1359 and Bean Creek Trail #1391.1 for longer hiking opportunities.

Day Hiking

Accesses Earl Peak as a popular alpine scramble.  Practice Leave No Trace travel.

Difficulty Level: Difficult

Horse Riding & Camping

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