Surprise Lake, Trail Map, Surprise Creek Trailhead, Seattle - Alpine Lakes Wilderness - Snoqualmie Pass - Central Cascades, Washington

Surprise Lake - 8.4 Miles

Seattle - Alpine Lakes Wilderness - Snoqualmie Pass - Central Cascades




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1: N47 42.487 W121 09.399 — 0.0 miles: Surprise Creek Trailhead - 2,200'
2: N47 42.402 W121 09.543 — 0.2 miles: Turn out of clearcut onto trail at sign - 2.288'
3: N47 42.164 W121 09.543 — 0.5 miles: Rise gradually through old growth - 2,510'
4: N47 41.692 W121 09.282 — 1.2 miles: Cross Surprise Creek on a log bridge - 2,723'
5: N47 41.510 W121 09.151 — 1.5 miles: Gentle climb up east side of creek - 2,835'
6: N47 41.186 W121 08.989 — 2.0 miles: Open terrain with headwall in view
7: N47 40.867 W121 08.861 — 2.5 miles: Continue past avalanche paths - 3,300'
8: N47 40.665 W121 08.611 — 3.0 miles: Begin headwall climb on switchbacks - 3,677'
9: N47 40.576 W121 08.426 — 3.6 miles: Scale headwall on switchbacks - 4,200'
10: N47 40.255 W121 08.229 — 4.1 miles: Level out at Trap Pass Trail split - 4,485'
11: N47 40.201 W121 08.292 — 4.2 miles: Surprise Lake - 4,470'