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Early Winter Special »

Arrive any Monday or Tuesday,  November 30th through December 17th and receive 3 nights lodging for the price of 2 nights!

January White Sale:  3 nights lodging for the price of 2 arriving any Monday or Tuesday.


High Camp Update »

Winter Season opens November 25, 2015 and closes April 24, 2016

For the current status of cabin availability please go to our Booking Calendar.  We are accepting reservations for Winter 2015-2016 and Fall 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:

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

Winter Season 2015-16 opens November 25th and ends April 24th 2016

Fall Season 2016 opens July 25 and ends October 9, 2016

Upcoming Events

  • Thanksgiving Potluck Dinner
    November 26th
  • Trail Marking Work Party – Full
    November 30th – December 1st
  • Holiday Tree Trimming
    December 5th
  • Newfoundland New Years!
    December 31st


See what others say about Scottish Lakes!

What an amazing place! »

August 27th, 2015

Hi Chris,
This is Jen Barber. We just came out of High camp yesterday. I wanted to let you know what a fabulous time we had. What an amazing place!
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Scottish Lakes High Camp »

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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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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Recharge, reconnect and refuel above the Fray!

Trips, Trails, & Tours

High Country Trail »

High Country Trail

The High Country Trail is the “freeway” exiting High Camp, it is actually an extension of the road we snowmobile in on. There are lots of other trail heads that exit from camp, but High Country Trail is used the most for many reasons.
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High Camp Happenings

Our Wonderful Winter Staff »

Eric loves to ski!

Well we are gearing up for the 2015-16 Winter Season at Scottish Lakes. Let me introduce you to our staff. Coming back in the role as Mountain Manager is Eric Messerschmidt. We are so happy he is on board. He has huge experience with High Camp, since he came first as a third grader! That’s about 18 years ago..Wow.
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Around the Woodstove

Trail Marking Work Party »

trail signs

We are happy to announce the dates of our Trail Marking Work Party for the 2015-2016 Winter Season. On Monday, November 30th and Tuesday December 1st we will ski trails to make sure they are well marked, signed and brushed. Either email or call 509-763-3044 to sign up. Eric and I will meet you in our parking lot on Monday morning at 9 am and head up to High Camp. We will work both Monday and Tuesday on trails usually returning back down to the parking lot between 4 and 5 pm on Tuesday. Bring skis or snowshoes, hammer, light saw if you have one, sleeping bag, personal gear, 2 lunches, beverages and a side dish to share with our Monday night spaghetti dinner. There are no vouchers issued for this event. It is strictly a 2 days of work and snow fun combined. We would love to have you join us!



Memories of Bill and Peg Stark »

Bill and Peg Stark

I first me Bill and Peg in the late 1970’s. At the time I was traveling in my mobile dental bus with a group of friends. They invited us to pull the bus up to the Bullitt Lodge on the Wenatchee River in Leavenworth. We set up the dental equipment inside the lodge and proceeded to fix their teeth while we explored the surrounding mountains. We helped them build the A-frame tent platforms up at Coulter reek at their cross-country camp.
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