Satulick Mountain

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Alpine Scramble - Satulick Mountain

Satulick 5577

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  • Strenuous 4, Technical 2
  • Mileage: 13.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 3,750 ft
5:00 A.M. at South Renton Park and Ride on the SE side of the lot. (Just off Grady St.), 205 South 7th Street Renton, WA 98057.
Satulick Mountain is a very strenuous trip with a longer distance than most scrambles. Expect 13-16 miles and 3750-4800 ft. gain. This trip is planned to be challenging, so if time allows, we will summit Ararat via Indian Henry Hunting Ground as well. This will add at least 2.5 mi, 3 hr, and 800' to the what will probably already be a 10 hr trip. Numerous stream crossings and late snow will add to the challenge of route finding. The group will keep a true moderate pace for the entire duration of the trip and this will be essential in order to make our goals. While not a true ‘conditioner’ we will take minimal breaks in order to stay on target.


Required Gear: 10 essentials, snowshoes, ice axe, helmet, and 3 pairs of extra socks (for all the stream crossing).


Optional Gear: Treking poles, microspikes, GPS and experience using it.


Group Gear: I would like to have two stoves, fuel, two water filters and one foam mattress or an air mattress just in case, GPS, Bivy bag, and Mt. Rainier passes if you have them.


Weather Forecast: website


Pass Required:Mount Rainier Pass or National Park Pass required for each car. The entrance fee is $15 per vehicle good for 7 days. Another option is that the driver and or rider can buy the annual pass which is good for pass holder and accompanying passengers (annual pass is $30 for the owner of the pass). If you already own a pass please bring them. Riders make sure you bring money for the carpool (Drivers can charge up to $19 per person for the gas alone).


Route: We will be hiking from Longmire (Elevation 2760') to Rampart Ridge and then down to Kautz Ck. Crossing Kautz Ck and three other creeks on our way to Devil’s Dream Campground. From there we will head W-SW to the about 5200 level on the ridge and follow that to the summit. It has a long flat summit which we will follow it to south end. If times allows we will continue on the ridge to Indian Henry Hunting Ground and Ararat. We will return via the same route we went up.


Driving Directions:website


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