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Alpine Scramble - Missing Route/Place

Alta 6156

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  • Technical 3, Strenuous 3
  • Mileage: 11.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 3,500 ft
7: AM at North Bend
Alta is moderately strenuous trip; not the best choice for a first scramble of the season (12 miles, 3500 feet gain, S3/T3). If you like roots and damp rocks on the trail, if you like waterfalls, this trip is for you. Good possibility for flower viewing enroute to the summit, however ice axes and helmets are required. Trekking poles are advised to probe for moats (as of 6/16 there was still snow from 4500 feet upward), stream crossings and general balance. We'll meet at the Starbucks by 7:00 in North Bend (exit 31), condense carpools and continue another hour or so to the trailhead (Rachel Lake Trail 1313 off I-90 exit 62 Kachess Lake).
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