Mount Roosevelt & Kaleetan Peak


Alpine Scramble - Mount Roosevelt

Mostly moderate T3 challenging scramble, but current snow will probably make the last 150 feet truly steep to summit (T4). Weather forecast is excellent for stable snow: plan B will be Wright Mt above Gem Lake. ***Bring snowshoes

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  • Strenuous 4, Technical 5
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 13.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 3,500 ft

6:15am Carpool Issaquah 2 story, P&R, first floor, northeast corner.

Group will evaluate and agree on avalanche safety for last 100-200 feet to summit.

May use safety harness and prussik for ascent and decent, so scramblers need to be reasonably comfortable kicking steps and trusting ice ax up steep section to exciting summit.

Summit NOAA weather:

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Mount Roosevelt & Kaleetan Peak

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

  • The Ten Essentials
  • Helmet
  • Mountaineering Boots
  • Ice Axe
  • Hasty Harness***
  • crampons
  • snowshoes
  • trekking poles recommended
  • microspikes recommended
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