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Bills Peak - 6917' 
Miles RT: Elevation Gain: Route/Trail:
8 3300' route
Map: GT - Mt. Stuart #209
Season: spring
Starting at the Beverly Turnpike Trailhead (#1391), we followed the trail as it heads north up the Beverly Creek valley to a junction with Trail #1226.1 (County Line Trail).  We followed this trail steeply uphill to Fourth Creek Pass. We dropped down from the pass, under some loose rock and scree to a point S and below a 6240+ rock outcrop and then began a steep scramble toward the summit ridge over dirt, rock and eventually snow.  We actually topped out where we thought the summit was, but once we were able to see around us, noticed the high point was really a few hundred yards south.  Good trip, with the rainy weather staying west of the crest for the day.
  June 17, 2007      
Bean Creek  
First view Of Bills Peak  
Beverly Creek and Bills
Fourth Creek Pass  
Bills east slopes  
 Near the 6240' knob
A short break  
Map check  
Snow scramble
Basin below the summit  
Stuart Range  
Devil's Head, Volcanic Neck & Bean  
Earl & Mary Peaks
Nearing the top  
Wrong summit  
Ahh, there it is  
Snow ramp
Drive I-90 east to Cle Elum, exit and follow US Hwy 970 east.  Turn left onto Teanaway Road and follow as it becomes the North Fork Road (Forest Road #9737).  Go right to the Beverly Turnpike Trailhead #1391.
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