Alpine Scramble - Florence Peak (winter)


Alpine Scramble - Florence Peak (winter)

A Conditioner scramble for Olympia Basic and Scrambling Climbing Students.

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  • Winter Scramble
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 8.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 4,100 ft
  • High Point Elevation: 5,501 ft
  • Pace: 1,000/hr min.

Martin Way P&R at 6:00 AM

****Preference will be given to Olympia students.**** 

Registration will open May 1, 2018.  Please do not contact the leader prior to this date.

Depending upon conditions we may also climb Sweet Peak. Students will need to carry a pack weighing at least 20% of their body weight while keeping up with the group. The rate of ascent will be a minimum of 1000’ per hour. If conditions are poor, we may change the destination to Mt. Rose.


Florence Peak (winter)

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

  • The Ten Essentials
  • Helmet
  • Crampons or microspikes
  • Ice Axe
  • Mountaineering Boots
  • Snowshoes with aggressive teeth
  • Ski poles optional

Check with leader for any additional group gear or required equipment specific to trip location

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