Arrowhead Mountain


Backcountry Ski/Snowboard - Arrowhead Mountain

Moderate paced tour for intermediate sliders to Arrowhead Mountain in the Stevens Pass area. The vertical gain is 3130 feet in 5 miles round trip. The trip should take approximately 7 hours.

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  • M2 Mountain 2 Ski
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 7.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 3,300 ft

Meet at the plowed shoulder pullout spaces just west of the East Portal access roads (east side of Stevens Pass, just pass the nordic center).

Be ready to start the tour at 9:00 am.

Car Pool Location

  • Leave the Brickyard Road Park and Ride lot at 7:00 am
  • 15530 Juanita Woodinville Way NE, Bothell, WA 98011
  • Meet at the north end of the park and ride

Please complete the following sections of the AIARE field book PRIOR to arriving at the trail head: Avalanche Danger, Snowpack Discussion, Weather Forecast and identify FOUR or more locations where observations will be recorded.

Enclosed is a map of the route.  We will return to the trail head by 5:00 pm.

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


Arrowhead Mountain

  • USGS Stevens Pass

    Green Trails Alpine Lakes East (Stuart Range) No. 208SX

    USGS Labyrinth Mtn

    USGS Chiwaukum Mountains

    Green Trails Alpine Lakes West (Stevens Pass) No. 176S
  • See full route/place details.
Required Equipment

Required Equipment

  • The Ten Essentials
  • Boots, skis/snowboard, poles
  • Climbing skins (or other method to travel uphill on snow)
  • Avalanche shovel (metal blade)
  • Avalanche beacon
  • Avalanche probe
  • AIARE field book
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