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Three nights of midweek lodging (Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, or Thursday nights) for the price of two!


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Fall and Winter Calendar

For the current status of cabin availability please go to our Booking Calendar.  We are accepting reservations for Fall 2015 and Winter 2015-2016. We book cabins one year in advance.

Family Rates Dramatically Extended

We are pleased to announce these dates when kids (up through age 17) stay free:

  • July 29th, 2015 through September 24th, 2015
  • November 25th, 2015 through December 6th, 2015
  • 2016:  January 8 & 9, February 19 & 20, March 4 & 5, April 1st – April 25th

Fall Season 2015 begins July 29 and ends October 11, 2015


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July 1st, 2015

From “Summer Days in Mountain Huts in Washington”
A RootsRated article by Samantha Larson, Seattle, WA

Located on the east side of Stevens Pass, in the winter the system of cabins that make up Scottish Lakes High Camp offer access to a variety of backcountry terrain for beginner, intermediate, and advanced skiers, snowboarders, and showshoers. Come summer, trade in those skis for boots, as this spot still makes for a great launching pad to explore the nearby alpine lakes and sweeping mountain vistas…
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Thanksgiving Snowshoe by the Rainbow »

December 4th, 2014

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From the Official Blog of Tubbs Snowshoes:
An article by Maciej, Backcountry Ambassador

“It was an amazing Thanksgiving weekend for our group of three, plus dog. I have been planning this trip for a long time and finally it materialized. Scottish Lakes High Camp (elevation 4985 ft.) was our destination…”
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Find Yourself Above the Fray!

There's no place like Scottish Lakes High Camp.

Nestled against a high mountain ridge, our nine-cabin retreat provides a unique opportunity to recharge body and spirit. Pared down to the essential rustic comforts, High Camp allows you to pursue your favorite mountain activities, reconnect with friends and family, or reflect in an unparalleled natural setting.

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Trips, Trails, & Tours

Peak Experience »

View from McWaukum

If you purchase a new green trails map, Chiwaukum Mtns, WA No 177, you will discover it is updated with a lot more detail. Our friend and well know hiking book author, Craig Romano worked on the upgrade of thee maps. The high meadows above Lake Donald, Loch Eileen and Lake Donald have 3 high points surrounding the meadow basin. In the past they just were labeled with their elevations on the green trails map. Over the years these high points have been given names.
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High Camp Happenings

Finally! »

hats and t shirts

Well, it has taken us a while to bring back our t-shirts and hats. Many of you have been waiting patiently. Now you can visit High Camp and come back with either a t-shirt or hat….or both :)
The t-shirts come in medium, large, and extra large sizes. Color choices are dark heather, sand, or car blue. The hats come in khaki, hunter or charcoal. The cost for each item is $20 and that includes tax. Many thanks to our new relationship with Silk Screen Printers and Embroidery of Wenatchee; they are a pleasure to work with.


Around the Woodstove

High for Sale Update »

High Camp Lodge

As many of you know I have put High Camp up for sale. It is time for an update. A lot has been going on behind the scenes, but there are no prospective buyers in the near future. Scottish Lakes High Camp offers an exciting business opportunity, but it also requires a life change and some risk taking. We have not yet found those unique buyers who want to take a dive into the back country business. I am still deeply involved in running Scottish Lakes High Camp as a growing vibrant business…I am not sitting back waiting for buyers to come along. The High Camp community has sustained and supported me since Don’s death and I will not let them down. There are many new and exciting things that have happened over the past year as we continue to improve and enhance our guests’ Scottish Lakes adventure.
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McCue Ridge Fire Lookout »

McCue Ridge Fire Lookout 001

Many of us have skied very close to the ruble of the McCue Ridge Fire Lookout. It is located at the low end of McCue Ridge, on a high point near Don’s High Road. High Camp regulars, David and Debbie Rodenhizer came upon the site last spring at the end of the ski season. The cement blocks, telephone wires, remnants of a woodburning stove, old cans and dishware were exposed in the low snow. David went home to investigate and discovered a picture of the lookout in book entitled:  Lookouts Firewatchers of the Cascades and Olympics by Ira Spring and Byron Fish. David and Debbie donated a copy of this book to the High Camp library.
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