Kendall Peak


Alpine Scramble - Kendall Peak

Kendall Peak

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  • Strenuous 3, Technical 2
  • Mileage: 10.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,800 ft
7:00 AM at Issaquah Transit Center Park and Ride

Meet inside the Issquah Transit Center parking garage on the first floor in the Northeast corner at 7:00 AM. We will consolidate cars there. Seattle folks should use the club website to arrange carpools to Issaquah.
Call me at 7:00 AM on my cell phone at 425-442-6411 if you are running late or will not be able to come.

- Ice Axe.
- Snowshoes. You must have a pair with agressive points on the bottom such as MSR.
- Avalanche Becon. Not required, but I strongly recommended that you have one and know how to use it.
- Avalanche shovel and/or probe. We should have 3 of each for the group. Please bring one or both if you can
- Crampons. They will probably NOT be required. However, if we have a big rain/freeze cycle, then they might be. In that case, I will notify everybody of the change.

The trip will be to Kendall Peak Lakes and if conditions are ok, we will snow scramble up to the east end of the Kendall Peak ridge. We won't actually go up to the true summit of Kendall Peak.
We will park at Travelers Rest, walk north to I-90 Exit 52 (the western most exit), then follow the old old PCT up into Commonwealth Basin. Up on the flanks of Kendall Peak, we head east, cross over the ridge and down to the middle Kendall Peak Lake. From there we scramble up to the upper lake and then NNW to the east peak if possible (elevation 5550'). To exit, we will hike straight down the drainage and come out at I-90 Exit 53 and walk the road back to the cars.

Here is a link to a printable map of the area:,-121.396265&t;=t2&z;=14

Kendall Peak

  • Green Trails Snoqualmie Pass Gateway No. 207S

    Green Trails Snoqualmie Pass No. 207

    USGS Snoqualmie Pass

    USGS Chikamin Peak
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