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Mindful Trek

PCT 17 – Smoke and Poetry – Snoqualmie Pass to Stevens Pass – 71 PCT miles

This short section introduces northbound hikers to the ups and downs of the northern Cascades.  We climbed and decended over 17,000 feet, which made for long strenuous days.The scenery was classic mountain ridges and beautiful lakes, although many of the longer views were obscured by the active forest fires.   All ...