10 Incredible Winter Backpacking Trips in Washington

Don’t let the winter pass by without spending a night under the stars.

Winter is in full force up in Washington and for those of you ready to take on the elements, the backcountry has turned into a winter wonderland for adventure. Backpacking destinations that are typically packed with campers all spring, summer, and fall are now your own personal snowy playground. Don’t let the winter pass by without spending a night under the stars. Layer up, pack your bags, and head into the backcountry.

1. Winter Backpack to the Summit of Mt. Dickerman


Photo: Scott Kranz

2. Winter Camp at Nada Lake


Photo: Lucas Boland

3. Winter Backpack to Jade Lake


Photo: Matt England

4. Winter Camp at Snow Lake


Photo: Andrew Sporrer

5. Winter Camp at Glacier Vista


Photo: Lucas Boland

6. Winter Ascent of Trappers Peak


Photo: Jacob Moon

7. Winter Backpack in the Mt. Baker Backcountry


Photo: Scott Kranz

8. Winter Backpack below Chair Peak


Photo: Scott Kranz

9. Winter Backpack to Artist Point


Photo: Sonja Saxe

10. Winter Backpack to Lake Anne Ridge


Photo: Scott Kranz

Cover photo: Lucas Boland

Published: January 19, 2017

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