Easy Pass

Rainy Pass Area Highway 20

Miles: 7 miles roundtrip 

Elevation: 2,800 feet gained

Immediately cross Granite Creek and enter the forest. After two miles, the trail starts to climb as Easy Pass becomes visible. Traversing steeply through open avalanche sections, the trail crosses Easy Pass Creek three times. Views from the pass are great, and the trail towards Fisher Basin looks very inviting. Two miles down is a perfect campsite at the edge of the meadows seen from above. Continue down the trail, eventually following the Thunder Creek Trail to the Colonial Creek Campground about 24.5 miles from Easy Pass trailhead. Colonial Creek Campground is 10 miles down Highway 20 from Easy Pass trailhead.

  • Get there: From I-5 take Highway 20 east past Marblemount and find the trailhead at Milepost 151 on the right.

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Photos with snow by: Shawna Tompkins