Start: Snoqualmie Pass
End: tentsite between Ridge Lake and Gravel Lake
Miles covered: 7
PCT mile marker: 2400/2652
Highlight: Ridge views above Snoqualmie Pass. (Honorable mention: Another visit to Aardvark’s, this tome for a decadent breakfast sandwich.)
Biggest challenge: The 2500-ft climb out of Snoqualmie Pass. But it really wasn’t that bad, especially after two days of rest.