Pacific Crest Trail: I: Hwy 12 to I-90

0.00 out of 5
View Topo Map


Section I of the PCT, the second section in Washington state, runs 99 miles from Highway 12 near White Pass to I-90 at Snoqualmie Pass. The first half of this section is protected by two wilderness areas and Mt. Ranier National Forest so it is gorgeous with great views, but the second half is at a lower elevation and is one of the most clear-cut areas in the West, according to the official PCT guide book.

Along the way this section of the PCT passes Naches, WA; Deer Lake; Sand Lake; Buesch Lake; Cowlitz Pass; Snow Lake; Bumping River and Fish Lake; Anderson Lake; Dewey Lake; Highway 410 at Chinook Pass; Sheep Lake; Sourdough Gap; Blue Bell Pass; Scout Pass; Barnard Saddle; Hayden Pass; Martinson Gap; Louisiana Saddle; Rods Gap; Windy Gap; road 784; Tacoma Pass; Sheets Pass; Stampede Pass Road 54, junction to Lizard Lake; Dandy Pass; Stirrup Creek; Twilight Lake; Mirror Lake; Olallie Creek; Lodge Lake; Beaver Lake; and Highway 906.
Trail length: 99 miles
  • Add to 'Trail wishlist'
  • Add to 'My trails'
  • Posted by Greg Heil on December 15, 2011


    Create a free Tripleblaze account to get directions to this hiking trail.

    Trail System

    Pacific Crest Trail: Washington

    Questions   [ask a question]

    Note: You're not logged in. If you'd like to associate this post with your account, login now.
    Ask a question
    Notify me when anyone replies
    Be the first to review this trail and earn free Tripleblaze stickers!

    Reviews of Pacific Crest Trail: I: Hwy 12 to I-90

    No reviews yet. Add your hiking trail review!

    Hiking Trail Recommendations

    No recommendations yet.
    Pacific Crest Trail: I: Hwy 12 to I-90 0.00 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 0 user reviews.

    Washington Outdoor Lists

    Washington Camping
    Washington Trail Running
    Washington Hiking Trails
    Washington Skiing
    Washington Mountain Bike Trails
    Washington Caves