Nearby the cabin you can find some of the best outdoor activities Washington State has to offer including river rafting, rock climbing, fishing, hiking and skiing. West of the cabin are the towns of Sultan with its antique stores, Startup with its shops, Gold Bar has the closest larger supermarket and Index. Skykomish and Baring are to the East with small shops, cafes and espresso.
Stevens Pass Skiing and Snow Sports:
Stevens Pass Ski Area is located on the crest of the Cascade Range. It receives an average of 450 inches of snowfall each year, covering 1,125 acres of skiable terrain, including 10 lifts servicing 37 major runs and numerous bowls, glades and faces. The ski area still retains the charm and characteristics that make it such a fabulous family area, but also contains an abundance of terrain for more adventurous skiers. It is situated at a base area elevation of 4,061. The Nordic Center features 25 km of wide, groomed trails and offers both traditional tracked trails and adjoining skating lanes for different skiing styles and abilities. The Center is located five miles east of the Stevens Pass Ski Area on Highway 2. For those people who don’t ski, Stevens Pass also features a tubing area with great rope tows and lots of downhill fun! For information on Stevens Pass, click here
Skykomish River Fishing:
The Skykomish River offers great fishing for steelhead, salmon, and trout most of the year. The best fishing months are October - December. The Skykomish River splits just below the town of Index. The main part of the river as well as the North and South Forks offer good steelhead and trout fishing. click here.
Some of the best Washington hiking and mountain biking trails are found in the foothills of the North Cascade Mountains. From a short one-hour hike to a full day hike, you can experience a wide variety of terrain and breath-taking scenery. There are several books available on the many hikes that you can take in the area. click here.
Skykomish River Rafting:
The Skykomish river offers some of the most adventuresome commercially guided white water rafting and kayaking in Washington. There are several local companies that offer professionally guided rafting adventures in the area such as Wave Trek and Chinook Expeditions.
The town of Index has a classic rock climbing area with steep and challenging free and aided climbing routes. There is one 5.6 route on the Great Northern Slab, and a handful of 5.7 and 5.8 routes as well. The majority of the routes at Index are aid routes and steep crack climbs. A few of the classic routes in the area include a three star 5.9 route named Godzilla and Town Crier. click here
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