Lake Ann (Rainy Pass), North Cascades/North Cascades Highway, 3.4 miles, 700 ft. elevation gain. WTA - Lake Ann. Photo by Solo67.
Rip & Go: Loowit Trail - Mt. St. Helens National Monument, WA
Loowit Trail beta from Backpacker Mag -- details on counterclockwise route with camp locations
The Thornton Lakes Trail to Trappers Peak is one of the most spectacular in Washington State. Located in the North Cascades National Park, this challenging 10 mile trail offers amazing views of iconic granite peaks dotted with glaciers. One of the best day hikes around! Full story and photos at www.liverecklessly.com