Current Conditions – Feb 13

Current Conditions – Feb 13

Snowshoes: NO (spikes/foot traction recommended) Skis: NO Parking: WINTER Snowshoes/traction devices are not needed to walk along the edge of Highway 2. The snow has frozen solid making traction devices (i.e. microspikes, yaktrax) helpful along most of the route....
Current Conditions – Feb 5

Current Conditions – Feb 5

Snowshoes: YES Skis: NO Parking: WINTER Snowshoes are not needed to walk along the edge of Highway 2, but are highly recommended for the remainder of the hike. There are several large, bare patches of mud/dirt/rocks where the snow melted during warmer temperatures...
Current Conditions – Jan 31

Current Conditions – Jan 31

Snowshoes: YES Skis: NO Parking: WINTER With recent rain and warmer temperatures, the snow around the pools has melted. Snowshoes are still necessary to make the ascent from the parking area to the springs. Skis are not recommended due to several large patches of...
Mid-Winter Conditions

Mid-Winter Conditions

There is 3-4 feet of snow on the trail to Scenic Hot Springs. Recent storms brought trees down along the first part of the trail. Caretakers cleared small trees and branches, but there are some larger trees to step over or duck underneath. To make the journey to the...
Blizzard warning in effect through Wed 1/10

Blizzard warning in effect through Wed 1/10

Check the WSDOT: Stevens Pass website for real-time updates. BLIZZARD WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM PST WEDNESDAY ABOVE 2000 FEET… * WHAT…Blizzard conditions above 2000 feet. Additional snow accumulations of 2 to 3 feet. Winds gusting as high as 60...