PCT, Joe Lake, Gold Creek loop

This was a very fun trail run, although the section from the PCT to the Gold Creek crossing was not very good for running.

  • Date:
    2015/06/05
    Round-trip distance:
    21.5 miles (17 miles on foot, 4.5 miles on bike)
    Elevation gain:
    3,800 feet
    Trip type:
    trail run
    Car-to-car:
    • 4 hours 53 minutes running from PCT Trailhead to Gold Creek Trailhead
    • 44 minutes cycling from Gold Creek Trailhead to PCT Trailhead
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  • After dropping my bike off at the Gold Creek Trailhead, I started my run at the Snoqualmie Pass north PCT Trailhead.
    After dropping my bike off at the Gold Creek Trailhead, I started my run at the Snoqualmie Pass north PCT Trailhead.
  • Dogwood
    Dogwood
  • Red Mountain
    Red Mountain
  • Snoqualmie Mountain
    Snoqualmie Mountain
  • Kendall Katwalk
    Kendall Katwalk
  • Mount Thomson
    Mount Thomson
  • Butterwort
    Butterwort
  • Gold Creek Valley.  That is where I am going next!
    Gold Creek Valley. That is where I am going next!
  • Looking down on the start of my cross-country descent from the PCT to Joe Lake.
    Looking down on the start of my cross-country descent from the PCT to Joe Lake.
  • Mount Thomson from Joe Lake
    Mount Thomson from Joe Lake
  • Huckleberry Mountain from Joe Lake
    Huckleberry Mountain from Joe Lake
  • The trail down from Joe Lake was very steep -- not good for running!
    The trail down from Joe Lake was very steep -- not good for running!
  • Fording Gold Creek.
    Fording Gold Creek.
  • There was just a bit of road to run before the trailhead.
    There was just a bit of road to run before the trailhead.
  • Riding my bike from the Gold Creek Trailhead back to the PCT Trailhead.
    Riding my bike from the Gold Creek Trailhead back to the PCT Trailhead.

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