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Alpine Scramble - Gilbert Peak/Klickton Divide

An overnight Scramble to a prominent peak in the Goat rocks wilderness

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  • Strenuous 5, Technical 4
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 23.1 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 6,000 ft
  • Pace: 1200-1500 feet an hour on trail or 2.5mph

TBD via email

*Leaders permission required for conditioning and steep snow climbing skills*

Please use mountaineers form to request leaders’ permission. Direct emails and leaders’ permission before registration open date will be ignored. This should not be your first snow scramble with the mountaineers. 

While requesting leaders permission - please highlight

1. Your recent hiking and conditioning in the last two months
2. If you have done any snow camping before 
3. If you are comfortable with an alpine start
4. If you are vaccinated and are planning to carpool 

Trip reports:

There are multiple trip reports available online: But here's something I found interesting and plan to follow: https://northwestandup.com/2020/gilbert-peak

Peak page: https://www.peakbagger.com/peak.aspx?pid=2337

As always in early spring scrambles, summit may or may not be the destination. This route is new for the leader, please come prepared to come help with navigation and trail break as needed

If you want to discuss more about the trip plan - email me directly

Route/Place

Gilbert Peak/Klickton Divide



  • Green Trails Goat Rocks William O Douglas Wilderness No. 303S

    USGS Jennies Butte

    USGS Walupt Lake

    Trails Illustrated Goat Rocks, Norse Peak & William O. Douglas Wilderness Areas
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Required Equipment

Required Equipment

  • The Ten Essentials
  • Helmet
  • Mountaineering Boots
  • Ice Axe
  • Crampons
  • Sleeping bag 
  • Sleeping pad
  • Tent
  • shovel 
  • Stove 
  • Water filter
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