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Alpine Scramble - Mount Skookum & Jolly Mountain

Moderate paced scramble to Skookum and Louvre Mountains in the Salmon la Sac area. We will NOT walk up Jolly. The vertical gain is approximately 3000 feet in approximately 8 miles round trip.

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  • Technical 3, Strenuous 3
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 8.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 3,000 ft

Salmon la Sac Ranger Station which is a little North of the intersection of  Forest Road 4315 on the Lake Cle Elum/Salmon la Sac road.

Be ready to start the scramble at 8:30 am.

Parking permit required: Northwest Forest Pass

Car Pool Location

Drivers must have a high clearance vehicle able to travel a rough road.  A 4 wheel drive vehicle is not required.

The leader will NOT be a driver.

This will be a moderate paced scramble.  Trip participants must be within voice distance of the participant behind them.

Enclosed is a map, description, profile and segment description of the route.  We will return to the trail head prior to 5:00 pm.

Please check your email after 9 pm on the day before the trip, and in the morning before you leave for route changes due to weather conditions.  If you do not receive an email at either of these times, the route has not changed.

The actual route will depend on the terrain, weather conditions and participants’ abilities. If needed, an alternate, safer destination will be chosen by group consensus.

Helmets are mandatory.

We will conduct a post trip feedback discussion at the cars.


Mount Skookum & Jolly Mountain

  • USGS Davis Peak

    USGS Mount Stuart

    Green Trails Kachess Lake No. 208

    Green Trails Mt Stuart No. 209
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