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Contact: Wilderness Information Center, 360-854-7245
Marblemount, WA – Park officials have closed a portion of the Cascade Pass Trail from the junction with the Sahale Arm Trail to the junction of the Upper Stehekin Valley Trail and the Flat Creek Trail due to the Glory Fire. Pelton Basin, Basin Creek and Cottonwood camps are closed as well as the Horseshoe Basin Trail. The Trapper Lake area is also closed.
Sahale Arm Trail and Sahale Glacier Camp as well as Flat Creek trail and camp remain open at this time.
The lightening-caused Glory Fire was confirmed on August 25. It is currently estimated at 30-40 acres. Due to limited access, the fire will be monitored from the air.
There are multiple fires currently active in the park and conditions can change rapidly. For climbing and backcountry information, contact the Wilderness Information Center at 360-854-7245.