Lake Serene


Alpine Scramble - Philadelphia Mountain

Jaunty Friday outing, passing spectacular mountain and lake views en route to a wooded summit.

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  • Moderate/Strenuous, Winter Scramble, Snow Scramble
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 9.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 3,800 ft
  • High Point Elevation: 4,258 ft
  • Pace: moderate

Trailhead 8 a.m.


Lake Serene

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

  • The Ten Essentials
  • Helmet
  • Mountaineering Boots
  • Ice Axe
  • Microspikes
  • Snowshoes with aggressive crampons such as MSR
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