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North Cascades national park is one of the great treasures of the Pacific Northwest. The expansive landscape and never-ending sea of mountain tops has to be experienced to be believed. Luckily, places like the Hike up to easy pass make experiencing it all accessible. To take the trail stop in at the easy to locate trailhead along the side of Highway 20.
The start of the trail up too easy pass begins gently by passing over Granite Creek on a firm log bridge. The trail will immediately start to climb, but, this first section is easy. You will wind through the woods for a bit and then come to the first spot that could pose difficulty. Even at the time of this writing in September, Easy pass creek required fording. Luckily there is currently a smattering of rocks making the crossing straight forward. If coming here in the early season keep in mind that the creek crossing may be difficult to impossible.