Your North Cascades Elopement Package in Washington
Are you looking for a WashingtonAdventure Wedding with dramatic views of alpine lakes, jagged peaks, and gleaming white glaciers? If so, our North Cascades Elopement Package is the perfect adventure to celebrate your wedding day!
The North Cascades, often referred to as the American Alps, has some of the most gorgeous scenery in Washington State for an Adventure Wedding. This area has plenty of options for weddings, ranging from a short stroll near alpine tarns, or up to a full-day of hiking. You’ll fall in love with the North Cascades for your elopement as soon as you set your eyes on the miles of peaks surrounding you!
Elopement location: Glacier, WA, United States
Elopement length: 8 hours
Meeting point: Couple’s Airbnb/cabin
Participants: 6 guests can join your North Cascades Elopement apart from the couple
Your North Cascades Elopement is dog-friendly: Bring your furry friends along! Dogs must be on a leash at all times. Pack out any waste
Experience: First look, hike, picnic, vow exchange, golden hour photography
Sightseeing: North Cascades
Climate: Alpine or mountain climate: Usually four seasons, with cold winters and mild summers. Mountain weather can be unpredictable, even in the summer. Make sure you bring along plenty of layers that you would be excited to have your photos taken in!
Available: July, August, September, October – only on weekdays
Recommended months: early August through late September
Activity level: Moderate – Few hours hike or walk. Not recommended for individuals with a fear of heights or vertigo
Meet your North Cascades Elopement Photographer in Washington
Hey adventure buddies!
I’m Janelle, your North Cascades elopement photographer based in Washington State. My goal is to help you create a wedding day experience that’s authentically YOU. You deserve to celebrate your wedding exactly how you want — adventurously, organically, and unapologetically true to who you are. I want to help imbue your adventurous spirit into your North Cascades elopement day, and capture your unique, kick-ass adventure wedding in Washington from start to finish. Let’s GO!
North Cascades elopement package - itinerary
I tailor every North Cascades elopement package to each couple’s preferences. There are truly no limits to how we can structure your adventure wedding in Washington! You’ll get access to my exclusive “How to Elope” planning guide, Leave No Trace guide, and my personalized location scouting and timeline building services. Let’s make your dream elopement day become a reality.
Underneath, you can find a sample itinerary for a North Cascade elopement at sunset:
12:00pm – Meet at Airbnb/cabin for getting ready & detail photos
1:00pm – First look
1:30pm – Head to first location Trailhead
2:30pm – Arrive at Trailhead & begin short hike
3:00pm – Enjoy picnic lunch & enjoying views by an alpine lake
4:00pm – Head back to Trailhead
4:30pm – Drive to second location Trailhead
4:45pm – Arrive at second location and begin hiking
5:30pm – Ceremony & Exchanging Vows
6:00pm – Couples portraits at golden hour while exploring the area
8:00pm – North Cascades elopement photography ends, Hike back to Trailhead. Optional astrophotography opportunity
Your North Cascade elopement package can also be turned into a sunrise adventure if you’re morning people! The benefit of eloping here at sunrise is having an even higher chance of privacy. For a sunrise itinerary, the ceremony would take place before the picnic.
This North Cascade elopement package is only available on weekdays to maximize privacy and ensure my couples have the best Washington Adventure Wedding possible.
North Cascades Elopement Package - Comments
Your North Cascades elopement is carried out under all weather conditions, even if it rains.
If the weather conditions make it dangerous to proceed with parts of your North Cascades elopement, the itinerary might be adjusted
Your North Cascades elopement package is LGBTQ-friendly. All love is welcome! I believe the great outdoors is for everyone.
Getting legally married during your North Cascades elopement: It is possible to get legally married for US citizens, as I can sign as your officiant, but I will not be able to lead your ceremony for you. You will either need to hire a third party officiant to lead your ceremony, or guide yourselves through your vows.
Your North Cascades Elopement Package includes
Up to 8 hours of photography coverage for your North Cascades Elopement
A full gallery of 250+ high-resolution edited images delivered within 6 weeks of your Washington Adventure Wedding
Sneak Peek gallery of 10-20 images within 3 days of your North Cascades elopement
Private online gallery with unlimited downloads & ability to purchase prints
“How to Elope” planning guide
Leave No Trace guide
Personalized location scouting
Timeline building assistance
Any photography-specific/Film Permits
Information regarding ceremony-specific/Special Use permits
Questionnaires to help bring your dream elopement to life
Local vendor recommendations for your North Cascades elopement
Your North Cascades elopement does not include
Travel to/from any location during your North Cascades Elopement
Food and drinks
Parking pass ($5 per car)
North Cascades Elopement Packlist
Plenty of water & snacks for both of you during your North Cascades elopement
Properly fitted backpacks
Layers (at least one insulating & one weatherproof)
Accessories & details
Vow books & pens
Rings & ring boxes
Special Use Permit (if necessary)
Sunscreen & bug spray
North Cascades Elopement - Tipps & Infos
The closest airport is in Bellingham (BLI), but you’ll most likely want to fly into Sea-Tac (SEA) for your North Cascades elopement. Arrive to the area as early as you can, so you have time to adjust to any time zone changes, unpack, and relax before your big day. I recommend flying in at least 2 days before your Adventure Wedding in Washington.
Depending on which area your chose for your North Cascades elopement, you’ll most likely look for lodging in Glacier, Marblemount, or Winthrop. I highly recommend not booking any lodging until your elopement location has been selected to cut down on drive time during your wedding day!
Bring proper footwear with good tread like hiking boots, and plenty of layers to your North Cascades elopement. Mountain weather is unpredictable, even in summer, so bring layers you’ll be excited to have your pictures taken in! Hydrate well beforehand and bring plenty of water for the hike.
North Cascades Elopement Package - Addons
Guests (up until 6 persons) can come at no extra charge. Guests are able to attend your North Cascades elopement, but nothing is provided for guests in this experience. They will need to take care of all travel, lodging, meals, parking passes, etc.
Bridal Flower Bouquet, Large dried floral bouquet 250 USD
Small Flower Bouquet, Small dried floral bouquet 150 USD
Picnic Lunch, A luxury picnic setup for the couple from a local vendor featuring charcuterie, fruits, and assorted snacks. 600 USD
Boutonniere, Dried floral boutonniere 30 USD
Additional Photography per hour, 500 USD
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