Damfino Lakes, Excelsior Peak, and Welcome Pass from Forest Service Route 31 via High Divide Trail

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Damfino Lakes, Excelsior Peak, and Welcome Pass from Forest Service Route 31 via High Divide Trail is a 14.5 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Deming, Washington that features a lake and is rated as difficult. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from May until October. Dogs are also able to use this trail.

DISTANCE
14.5 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
3,261 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Out & Back

dog friendly

backpacking

camping

hiking

nature trips

walking

forest

lake

views

As of July 2018, the road leading to the trailhead is closed. This direction avoids the extremely steep climbs from the Excelsior and Welcome Pass trailheads along Hwy 542 (Mt. Baker Highway). Mt Baker and Mt Shuksan dominate the views.