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Star Peak

North Cascades > Methow/Sawtooth
48.2872, -120.3283 Map & Directions
Highest Point
8,690 feet
Star Peak from Courtney Peak. Photo by Foist.
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A scramble up a peak in the Sawtooth region of the North Cascades. Climbing experience strongly recommended. Continue reading

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Hiking Star Peak

Star Peak is the second highest peak in the Lake Chelan-Sawtooth wilderness. A steep "trail" leads up the scree slopes from the Star Lake basin to gain the ridge. Technical experience required for other routes and recommended for this route.

Star Peak

Map & Directions

Co-ordinates: 48.2872, -120.3283 Open in Google Maps

Before You Go

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WTA Pro Tip: Save a copy of our directions before you leave! App-based driving directions aren't always accurate and data connections may be unreliable as you drive to the trailhead.

Getting There

From the Methow River valley drive up the Twisp River Road. At 10.8 miles, turn left onto Buttermilk Creek Road and go 4.5 miles to West Fork Buttermilk Creek Road. At the fork, take the upper road, arriving shortly at the West Fork Buttermilk Creek Trail No. 411.

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North Cascades > Methow/Sawtooth

Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest, Methow Valley Ranger District

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