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Tower Mountain

North Cascades

Location

North Cascades -- North Cascades Highway - Hwy 20
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Length

25.0 miles, roundtrip

Elevation

Highest Point: 8444 ft.

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Highway 20 Closure: Highway 20 is closed between Silver Star (Milepost 170) and Early Winter Campground (Mileposte 177) while crews fight an active wildfire in the area. This closure is dated 7.12.21
 
 

The route to Tower Mountain is a Class 3 and involved exposed scrambling. Gear and experience recommended. Tower Mountain can be reached via the Cutthroat Pass Trailhead. 

 

Tower Mountain

Map & Directions

Trailhead
Co-ordinates: 48.5885, -120.7042 Open map in new window

Trailhead

North Cascades -- North Cascades Highway - Hwy 20

Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest, Methow Valley Ranger District

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Getting There

Drive east on the North Cascades Highway (Highway 20) for 51 miles to Rainy Pass. Make a left (across the road from Maple Pass) and drive less than half a mile to an unpaved parking lot for the Pacific Crest Trail. Restrooms are available here.

Highway 20 Closure: Highway 20 is closed between Silver Star (Milepost 170) and Early Winter Campground (Mileposte 177) while crews fight an active wildfire in the area. This closure is dated 7.12.21
 

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