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Union Peak

Central Cascades > Stevens Pass - East
47.8112, -121.0826 Map & Directions
Elevation Gain
1,096 feet
Highest Point
5,696 feet

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Located in the Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest, Union Peak is a popular summit in the winter months. Skiers skin up to the summit, enjoying untouched powder for months, even after ski season is over. Continue reading

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Hiking Union Peak

Use caution when climbing this mountain. Climbing experience and appropriate equipment strongly recommended.

From the trailhead, hike about one mile to a junction with the Pacific Crest Trail. At this intersection, take a right and then made an immediate turn left. From here, it's a bushwhack to the top. There will be a faint climbers trail

Take precaution when enjoying this summit in winter conditions. While not treacherously steep, ALL SIDES of this mountain are avalanche prone.

The summit is a small, very gentle plateau, with amazing views of the surrounding area.
Union Peak

Map & Directions

Co-ordinates: 47.8112, -121.0826 Open in Google Maps

Before You Go

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Parking Pass/Entry Fee

Northwest Forest Pass

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 Everett/Seattle: Drive Highway 2 east 68 miles. After the highway separates, take a left on Smithbrook Road #6700. Be careful crossing the westbound lanes of Highway 2. The Smithbrook trailhead is 2.7 miles up the road on the left hand side.

From Wenatchee/Leavenworth: Drive west and turn right about a half mile past milepost 69. The Smithbrook trailhead is 2.7 miles up the road on the left hand side.

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Central Cascades > Stevens Pass - East

Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest, Skykomish Ranger District

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