Aug 26 – Stevens Pass, Wellington Trailhead Walk

ity / State: Stevens Pass, WA
Event Name: Wellington Townsite and Stevens Pass Historial District
Event Type: Walk
Event ID: 107459
Distance – Trail Ratings: 5K, 10K – 1A
Description: Traditional walk on part of the original Great Northern RR route that went through Stevens Pass. Walk starts at abandoned Wellington townsite parking lot and follows railbed trail to the original Stevens Pass Great Northern RR tunnel portal and past the Wellington avalanche disaster site to an overlook of the upper Skykomish River valley and Cascade Mountains.
Amenities: Strollers: | Wheelchairs: NO | Pets: | Restrooms: Yes
Special Programs: Boardwalks, Bridges – Spanning the USA
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Location: Wellington Trailhead, Stevens Pass
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Awards & Fees: ZZ
Comments: For historical background and information about the disaster, we recommend reading before the walk: “The White Cascade: The Great Northern Railway Disaster and America’s Deadliest Avalanche” by Gary Krist.
Host Club: Central Washington Sun Striders
Contact: Millie Haupt (509) 965-4980
Website: No Website Listed
E-Mail Contact: m.haupt@charter.net