Trip Reports > Billy Goat / Cathedral Pasayten Loop, 6.26-31.2015 Happy Birthday Hiker Mama , ReubenD ! This entry was posted in Backpacking, Pasayten Wilderness, Trip Reports on November 2, 2008 by brett. East Pasayten Loop – Day 3. Eastern Pasayten Loop. Reaching for a new technique. At the very end of August, I spent 6 days backpacking over 80 miles inside the Pasayten, first completing a stunning solo backpack loop around Devil’s Dome on its west side, then joining up with a friend to explore around the Hidden Lakes of the central Pasayten. It was so beautiful that we all agreed to spend the night here. The trail from Louden lake hugs the 7000 ft contour for most of the way. Photo by trip reporter MazamaMike. Cathedral Pass and Deception Pass Loop is a 13.7 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Roslyn, Washington that features a lake and is rated as difficult. Camp near alpine lakes, ford snow-melt driven creeks and wander through wildflower-filled meadowlands on this approachable and enjoyable wilderness adventure. At Cathedral Pass, it was very foggy. There are almost 150 peaks over 7,500 feet in elevation, 160 bodies of water, many turbulent rivers and creeks that have carved sharp canyons with sheer rock walls. We started the climb up at about 10am and it was steep, hot and south facing. Cathedral Rock - Deception Pass Loop This classic backpack route tours the Cle Elum Valley, from the heights of Cathedral Pass to the shores of Hyas Lake on the valley floor. 5.0 (2) RECOMMENDED ROUTE. This entire area looked more like it belonged in the Southwest than the Northwest! Taking in Upper Cathedral Lake. Man, I wish I'd shot some images of my campsite last night. A miles or so after the mine the trail enters some wide open meadows around Apex pass. ... Cathedral Pass is also the highest spot on the PNT. I promise that we have been going on lots of cool adventures that you would love to read about. Follow the link for sample pages and ordering information. We decided to take a side trip to the lake. There are several ways to approach the lake. DIFFICULT 25.4 mi. The heat had been causing us lots of problems with the dogs and was also making it harder going for both of us. We agreed to wake up around 5:30 am and hit the trail. Huge country! Greeting the night, on The Boundary Trail. You could barely see the lake. Don Geyer's first book, "Mount Rainier" is a collection of photographs taken throughout Mount Rainier National Park and includes hints and recommendations about where, when and how to acheive successful photographic images of the park. The back of Apex Mountain sweeps away into the distance – reminiscent of Annapurna or the back of Half-Dome. At the trailhead, we buckled our packs, which weighed in around 20 pounds with food and water included, and soon found ourselves surrounded by golden alpine meadows punctuated by groves of yellow larch trees. The trail between the mine and Cathedral pass is stunning. We descended Amphitheater and got on the Boundary Trail through Cathedral basin, over the pass and descended to where the trail passes slabs below The Pope 8264'. Cathedral's Southeast Face will be visible as well as the east faces of Amphitheater Mountain. Upper Cathedral Lake is one of the most photographed scenes in the Pasayten Wilderness, especially in the fall when the larch trees turn a brilliant gold against the backdrop of Cathedral Peak and Amphitheater Mountain. Pasayten Loop 2016 Read More. DIFFICULT 16.9 mi. Continue to Sunny Pass at trail mile 5, elevation 7200 ft. ... by all means, go further. Follow the Boundary trail west many miles to Cathedral Pass and lakes, then drop down the Chewack River. (Image from 2009.) September 17th, 2011 Leave a comment Go to comments. Panorama of the Pasayten from Horseshoe Basin in the east. Continue on the for three miles to 7,600-ft Cathedral Pass Upper Cathedral Lake is just west of the pass. This is a difficult loop trail to Cathedral Pass in Pasayten Wilderness. Hike up Windy Creek almost to the summit of Windy Mountain; take the trail into Horseshoe Basin to Sunny Pass. Amphitheater Mountain on the south shoulder of the pass and Cathedral on the north, to the west a sweet basin containing Upper … DIFFICULT 19.1 mi. Difficult. Any way you cut it, the walk into Cathedral Lakes and Cathedral Peak is going to be a 40-plus-mile roundtrip jaunt, but the pilgrimage into the Pasayten Wilderness and to this peak sitting near the American-Canadian boundary is a prize worth the endeavor. Tungsten Mine. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from July until September. Cathedral Pass is a saddle inside of Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest. You could barely see the lake. Cathedral Pass Loop via Chewuch Trail. This loop is over 50 miles and starts from the Cathedral Driveway Trailhead, accessed from the Toats Coulee Road out of Loomis. 5.0. 5.0 (2) RECOMMENDED ROUTE. Cathedral Peak was a fun one with a steep snow climb. Details, Details: Cathedral Lakes Loop. Having hiked the Horseshoe Basin and Cathedral Pass Loop, I think that the Horseshoe Basin gives you more bang for your buck and fewer miles in uninteresting forested valley floor. Campsite under stars, near Teapot Dome. Amphitheater Mountain, Cathedral Pass, Cathedral Peak. The wild flowers are everywhere and the views are totally epic, in particular the sheer south face of Cathedral Peak. Both are clearly worth doing, and I think I will be returning to the Cathedral area in autumn at a future date. I'm playing it cool, trying a new approach, only shooting what I think is the odd stuff. Here's what is keeping me busy. Many loop hikes and backpacking trips can be done from this area as well. The shortest route to get Cathedral Lakes (not coming from Canada) is roughly 19 miles. This trail goes by Pocket Lake and Thirtymile Trailhead. I met a friend at the Cathedral Lake Trailhead and we just camped there. Go west on the Boundary Trail as it loops around and up to Apex Pass (7,300 ft) and your first views of Cathedral Peak two miles to the northwest. September 22-26, 2010 Golden Larch Outing: Pasayten Mountains Lost Peak Climbing Trip & Shellrock Pass Loop: Pasayten River to Monument Creek Robinson Pass Fred’s Lake Rolo Pass Lake Doris Shellrock Basin Shellrock Pass Butte Pass Pass Butte (8140′) Lost Peak (8464’) Clint’s Cabin Lake of the Woods Pistol Pass Northwest Pistol Peak (7749′) attempt Lost […] September 18th, 2010 No comments. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash. I don’t promise that I will write about all of them and post lots of cool photos. Pasayten Wilderness Loop RECOMMENDED ROUTE. Everything from hiking/climbing trips, photography trips, speaking engagements, art shows, new products, events, etc. Day Three — Past the cathedral. It has been a while since I have posted to here – just over a year! We decided to take a side trip to the lake. And there was heaven! On the way there we saw another spruce grouse. Solitude and stars, near Teapot Dome. A miles or so after the mine the trail enters some wide open meadows around Apex pass. Pano from Upper Cathedral Lake. Save Hike to My Backpack Hike in My Backpack. High motivation had us on top of our first peak, Amphitheater Mountain 8358', in 4:40 elapsed at 8:30am. Cathedral Pass Loop. It was so beautiful that we all agreed to spend the night here. Not pointing the camera at everything that comes along. The trail between the mine and Cathedral pass is stunning. ... 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Strangely, I saw three hikers today. ... Next was Cathedral Pass at 7,400. My thought has been to do the Boundary Tr from Iron Gate to Cathedral, then link up Remmel Creek, Coleman Ridge, Fire Creek, Basin Creek, Windy Peak, and so forth back to Iron Gate. Pasayten Wilderness The Pasayten Wilderness is a 531,539 acres (215,106 ha) protected area located within Okanogan National Forest and Mount Baker National Forest in Washington state, centered on the Three Forks (48°54′02″N 120°38′01″W) of the Pasayten River, a tributary of the Similkameen River. Cathedral Pass Loop North Cascades -- Pasayten. Length: 44.7 miles Elevation Gain: 4000 feet Highest Point: 7800 ft. A tarn above upper Cathedral Lake. The eastern Pasayten is better known for its rounded peaks than its jagged summits. DIFFICULT 34.3 mi. A logical destination for a 5-6 days trip would be Cathedral Peak and the Cathedral Lakes. Our intended route in the Pasayten was the 60-mile Cathedral Pass Loop. You’ll start and end at the Thirtymile trailhead on the Chewuch River out of Winthrop. Cathedral Pass Loop Pasayten Wilderness, WA September 5-9, 2016. Arriving at Horseshoe Pass. I'm likewise hoping to do an eastern Pasayten loop this summer/fall. The Cathedral Slam is a multiday backpacking loop with breathtaking views that allows you to summit 4 of Washington's top 100 mountains (Apex, Amphitheatre, Cathedral, and Remmel). 4. Photographing in the Enchantments (photo by Don Thompson). Jump to: Trail Talk Partners Trip Reports Public Lands Stewardship Pacific NW History Gear Talk Food & Grub Photography Talk Support & … ... Larch Pass Loop: Day 3: Peeve Pass to East Fork Pasayten. It was a little disappointing not being able to loop through Cathedral Lake but we’ll just have to save that for another trip . However, Cathedral Pass has more "wow" factor. 3. Tungsten Mine and lawn decor. I crossed the Pasayten River first thing in the morning and was a bit overwhelmed after underestimating the thigh deep raging waters. The Pasayten Wilderness covers 531,000 acres and skirts more than 50 miles of Canada's border along the crest of the Cascades. The trail spans the width of the Pasayten Wilderness and is part of the much larger Pacific Northwest National Scenic Trail. A couple of years ago I plotted a trip through the Pasayten Wilderness, along the Pacific Northwest Trail to the Cathedral Peak area. It’s a gentle and stark beginning to a long trek. Upper Cathedral Lake via Andrews Creek Trail 504. The 44-mile loop through Cathedral Pass offers some of the best scenery that the Pasayten’s breathtaking Boundary Trail has to offer. Trail, USFS - Okanogan & Wenatchee National Forest Office. Pasayten Wilderness Loop RECOMMENDED ROUTE. ... Next was Cathedral Pass at 7,400. This may be a bit of a "slog" but is definitely worth the extra effort. Difficult. After untold numbers of stops for more picture taking, we arrived at the pass. Located in the Pasayten Wilderness and surrounded by Amphitheater Mountain and Cathedral Peak, Cathedral Lakes are a great destination for a multi-day backpacking trip. The 44-mile loop through Cathedral Pass offers some of the best scenery that the Boundary Trail has to offer. At Cathedral Pass, it was very foggy. The still evening waters of the lake reflect the scenes well. 2. 5. Wildlife, Create Recommended Route or Cathedral Lake in Fall, Pasayten Wilderness, North... Remembering the Thirtymile Fire and Lives Lost. Forum Index > Trip Reports > Billy Goat / Cathedral Pasayten Loop, 6.26-31.2015 Happy Birthday Hiker Mama , ReubenD ! This entry was posted in Backpacking, Pasayten Wilderness, Trip Reports on November 2, 2008 by brett. East Pasayten Loop – Day 3. Eastern Pasayten Loop. Reaching for a new technique. At the very end of August, I spent 6 days backpacking over 80 miles inside the Pasayten, first completing a stunning solo backpack loop around Devil’s Dome on its west side, then joining up with a friend to explore around the Hidden Lakes of the central Pasayten. It was so beautiful that we all agreed to spend the night here. The trail from Louden lake hugs the 7000 ft contour for most of the way. Photo by trip reporter MazamaMike. Cathedral Pass and Deception Pass Loop is a 13.7 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Roslyn, Washington that features a lake and is rated as difficult. Camp near alpine lakes, ford snow-melt driven creeks and wander through wildflower-filled meadowlands on this approachable and enjoyable wilderness adventure. At Cathedral Pass, it was very foggy. There are almost 150 peaks over 7,500 feet in elevation, 160 bodies of water, many turbulent rivers and creeks that have carved sharp canyons with sheer rock walls. We started the climb up at about 10am and it was steep, hot and south facing. Cathedral Rock - Deception Pass Loop This classic backpack route tours the Cle Elum Valley, from the heights of Cathedral Pass to the shores of Hyas Lake on the valley floor. 5.0 (2) RECOMMENDED ROUTE. This entire area looked more like it belonged in the Southwest than the Northwest! Taking in Upper Cathedral Lake. Man, I wish I'd shot some images of my campsite last night. A miles or so after the mine the trail enters some wide open meadows around Apex pass. ... Cathedral Pass is also the highest spot on the PNT. I promise that we have been going on lots of cool adventures that you would love to read about. Follow the link for sample pages and ordering information. We decided to take a side trip to the lake. There are several ways to approach the lake. DIFFICULT 25.4 mi. The heat had been causing us lots of problems with the dogs and was also making it harder going for both of us. We agreed to wake up around 5:30 am and hit the trail. Huge country! Greeting the night, on The Boundary Trail. You could barely see the lake. Don Geyer's first book, "Mount Rainier" is a collection of photographs taken throughout Mount Rainier National Park and includes hints and recommendations about where, when and how to acheive successful photographic images of the park. The back of Apex Mountain sweeps away into the distance – reminiscent of Annapurna or the back of Half-Dome. At the trailhead, we buckled our packs, which weighed in around 20 pounds with food and water included, and soon found ourselves surrounded by golden alpine meadows punctuated by groves of yellow larch trees. The trail between the mine and Cathedral pass is stunning. We descended Amphitheater and got on the Boundary Trail through Cathedral basin, over the pass and descended to where the trail passes slabs below The Pope 8264'. Cathedral's Southeast Face will be visible as well as the east faces of Amphitheater Mountain. Upper Cathedral Lake is one of the most photographed scenes in the Pasayten Wilderness, especially in the fall when the larch trees turn a brilliant gold against the backdrop of Cathedral Peak and Amphitheater Mountain. Pasayten Loop 2016 Read More. DIFFICULT 16.9 mi. Continue to Sunny Pass at trail mile 5, elevation 7200 ft. ... by all means, go further. Follow the Boundary trail west many miles to Cathedral Pass and lakes, then drop down the Chewack River. (Image from 2009.) September 17th, 2011 Leave a comment Go to comments. Panorama of the Pasayten from Horseshoe Basin in the east. Continue on the for three miles to 7,600-ft Cathedral Pass Upper Cathedral Lake is just west of the pass. This is a difficult loop trail to Cathedral Pass in Pasayten Wilderness. Hike up Windy Creek almost to the summit of Windy Mountain; take the trail into Horseshoe Basin to Sunny Pass. Amphitheater Mountain on the south shoulder of the pass and Cathedral on the north, to the west a sweet basin containing Upper … DIFFICULT 19.1 mi. Difficult. Any way you cut it, the walk into Cathedral Lakes and Cathedral Peak is going to be a 40-plus-mile roundtrip jaunt, but the pilgrimage into the Pasayten Wilderness and to this peak sitting near the American-Canadian boundary is a prize worth the endeavor. Tungsten Mine. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from July until September. Cathedral Pass is a saddle inside of Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest. You could barely see the lake. Cathedral Pass Loop via Chewuch Trail. This loop is over 50 miles and starts from the Cathedral Driveway Trailhead, accessed from the Toats Coulee Road out of Loomis. 5.0. 5.0 (2) RECOMMENDED ROUTE. Cathedral Peak was a fun one with a steep snow climb. Details, Details: Cathedral Lakes Loop. Having hiked the Horseshoe Basin and Cathedral Pass Loop, I think that the Horseshoe Basin gives you more bang for your buck and fewer miles in uninteresting forested valley floor. Campsite under stars, near Teapot Dome. Amphitheater Mountain, Cathedral Pass, Cathedral Peak. The wild flowers are everywhere and the views are totally epic, in particular the sheer south face of Cathedral Peak. Both are clearly worth doing, and I think I will be returning to the Cathedral area in autumn at a future date. I'm playing it cool, trying a new approach, only shooting what I think is the odd stuff. Here's what is keeping me busy. Many loop hikes and backpacking trips can be done from this area as well. The shortest route to get Cathedral Lakes (not coming from Canada) is roughly 19 miles. This trail goes by Pocket Lake and Thirtymile Trailhead. I met a friend at the Cathedral Lake Trailhead and we just camped there. Go west on the Boundary Trail as it loops around and up to Apex Pass (7,300 ft) and your first views of Cathedral Peak two miles to the northwest. September 22-26, 2010 Golden Larch Outing: Pasayten Mountains Lost Peak Climbing Trip & Shellrock Pass Loop: Pasayten River to Monument Creek Robinson Pass Fred’s Lake Rolo Pass Lake Doris Shellrock Basin Shellrock Pass Butte Pass Pass Butte (8140′) Lost Peak (8464’) Clint’s Cabin Lake of the Woods Pistol Pass Northwest Pistol Peak (7749′) attempt Lost […] September 18th, 2010 No comments. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash. I don’t promise that I will write about all of them and post lots of cool photos. Pasayten Wilderness Loop RECOMMENDED ROUTE. Everything from hiking/climbing trips, photography trips, speaking engagements, art shows, new products, events, etc. Day Three — Past the cathedral. It has been a while since I have posted to here – just over a year! We decided to take a side trip to the lake. And there was heaven! On the way there we saw another spruce grouse. Solitude and stars, near Teapot Dome. A miles or so after the mine the trail enters some wide open meadows around Apex pass. Pano from Upper Cathedral Lake. Save Hike to My Backpack Hike in My Backpack. High motivation had us on top of our first peak, Amphitheater Mountain 8358', in 4:40 elapsed at 8:30am. Cathedral Pass Loop. It was so beautiful that we all agreed to spend the night here. Not pointing the camera at everything that comes along. The trail between the mine and Cathedral pass is stunning. ... Overnight we’d re-evaluated our plan of looping on to Cathedral Pass. So we woke up and started up the Cathedral Lake Trail. On the way there we saw another spruce grouse. Start at the 30-Mile trailhead on the Chewuch River out of Winthrop. The predicted weather came through with continuous showers falling all night. Upper Cathedral Lake via Chewuch Trail. 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