Little Wenatchee Ridge Trail #1543


This scenic ridge trail travels along the Glacier Peak Wilderness boundary between Irving Pass and Poe Mountain. The trail is seldom maintained, but easy to follow.

Hiking from the Irving Pass trail head to Poe Mountain and back makes for a nice day outing.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: See Current conditions information 
Permit Info: No permits are required for use of this trail.  Please self register at the trail head.
Usage: Light
Restrictions: Wilderness regulations apply Closed to stock .25 mile west of Irving Pass.
Closest Towns: Leavenworth, WA
Water: Water can be found on the ridge near Poe Mtn in early to mid season. Late season can be dry.
Restroom: No restrooms available
Information Center: Wenatchee River Ranger District.

General Information


See Irving Pass Trailhead.

The trail begins .7 miles up the Irving Pass Trail #1545 and ends at Poe Mountain.

General Notes:

Green Trails Map - #144 Benchmark Mtn.

USGS Map - Poe Mountain, WA

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information



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Day Hiking

Difficulty Level: Difficult


Small, primitive campsites can be found on the south side of the ridge, near Poe Mountain.  Use existing sites, and do not camp on vegetation.

Difficulty Level: Difficult

Horse Riding & Camping

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Areas & Activities


  Area/Length : 
2.0 miles

  Latitude : 

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  Elevation : 
4900' - 6000'


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