Maple Pass Loop

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Mountain wildflowers, obscure peaks.

A lovely day-hike or a difficult trail run as I learned. From Rainy Pass Trailhead – out to Lake Ann, up to Heather Pass then on to Maple Pass and back via the knife ridge between Lake Ann and Rainy Lake. Over 2,000 feet gain in elevation and 7.5 – 8.0 miles. Lots of smoke but less than down in the Valley. Spectacular alpine scenery and wildflowers galore! Plus a good excuse to stop by the Mazama Store for a slice of pie and a coffee (or beer if you prefer).

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Smoke enshrouded mountains.
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Taking a break.
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Lupine loveliness with Whistler and Cutthroat Peaks in the background.

Written by David LaFever

4 thoughts on “Maple Pass Loop

  1. Howard LaFever

    David…thanks for sharing…wonderful views and wild flowers….I am glad you are enjoying the wonders of mother nature!! Love Dad L

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