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Snow Peak Cabin is located high in the mountains of northeastern Washington state. It provides a year-round base camp from which guests can access thousands of acres of back country for skiing, hunting and exploration. Depending on the season, guests may also choose to enjoy the…
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Ski touring into the Snow Peak Cabin in the winter/spring has become an annual tradition for me and my friends. The cabin is cozy and well stocked with cots, chairs, pots and pans, firewood, and solar lights! All you really need to pack in besides the basic necessities are your sleeping bag, ski…
Snow Peak Cabin is located in Washington
Winter access: From Seattle take Highway 2 east to Wenatchee, Highway 97 north to Tonasket, and Highway 20 east to Republic. From Republic, travel east on State Highway 20 to the Kettle Crest Trailhead located on top of Sherman Pass. Follow the Kettle Crest Trail No. 13 south for one mile, to the junction of the Sherman Loop Trail No. 72. Continue around the west side of Sherman Peak, to Kettle Crest Trail No. 13. Continue south on the trail to the cabin. Approximate distance for one-way travel is five miles. Summer and fall access: In addition to the above route, the cabin may be reached via County Road 99 (Hall Creek Road). From State Highway 20, turn south on County Road 99 (turn left if traveling from Kettle Falls/turn right from Republic). Travel south for approximately three miles and then turn left onto Forest Road 2050100. Continue east along the road for 4.5 miles until you reach the Snow Peak Trailhead. Follow the trail east for approximately 2.7 miles, to its junction with Kettle Crest Trail No. 13. Turn right and continue south for about a half-mile to the cabin. The approximate distance is 3.2 miles each way.