Alpine Scramble - Silver King


Alpine Scramble - Silver King

Snow scramble open to Olympia Scramble students until May 27th. Route will be via Crystal Lakes. PLEASE READ LEADER NOTES.

  • Strenuous 2, Technical 2
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 8.5 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 3,700 ft
  • High Point Elevation: 6,998 ft
  • Pace: 1,000+ ft/hr, will vary

Early morning at Crystal Lakes trailhead. Details will be emailed to participants.

A snow scramble for Olympia Alpine Scrambling students to fulfill course requirements. Please do not request permission if you are from another branch or are a Scrambling graduate until after 5/27/23. This destination depends upon the road to Chinook Pass opening by June 4th.


Silver King

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

  • The Ten Essentials
  • Helmet
  • Crampons or micro-spikes TBD
  • Ice Axe
  • Mountaineering Boots
  • Snowshoes (possibly)
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