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About Sahale Glacier Camp

Sahale Glacier Camp is a collection of flat spots ringed with rocks piled up against the wind. Camping in the Sahale Glacier Camp requires a backcountry permit, available on a first-come, first-served basis at the ranger station in Marblemount.

Operator
National Park Service
Access
Walk In
Hike In
Location
Sahale Glacier Camp is located in North Cascades National Park in Washington
Latitude
48.4892 N
Longitude
-121.0465 W
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3 Reviews of Sahale Glacier Camp
You’ll never find another like it

These campsites are HARD to get to, but it’s worth it. Like, way more worth it than any other campground in the area. There’s a pit toilet, and the sites have rock walls built around them because this area is known to get heavy winds.

Not an easy hike, but views totally worth it!

Gorgeous backcountry campground, complete with composting toilet with the best view ever! Many of the sites sit on top of glacial moraines and are walled in with rocks to reduce wind. Water is easy access from meltwater from snow and glacier. No fire pits available. This is the perfect site for a medium sized group, with a number of “tucked away” spots for individuals, couples, etc. The views of the glacially carved valleys and multiple glaciers/snowfields is fantastic. Bear canisters are required, as there are no trees in this alpine environment. While we didn’t see any bears, mountain goats and mice were prevalent. Cost=free! Permit required from NOCA Wilderness Information Center in Marblemount.

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Sahale Arm Glacier Camp

This is a hard hike. I saw people doing it as a day hike, and I was surprised. But it has some of the most incredible scenery in the PNW. From the forests, to the alpine meadows, to the lake, and up, all the way to the campsite. Permits are required. Camping at the base of a glacier is something I would recommend for anyone. The views are incredible, well worth the hike. I explored the area up there, and followed a glacier stream. It's a spectacular spot.