Camp Muir & Anvil Rock

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Backcountry Ski/Snowboard - Camp Muir & Anvil Rock

Fun Ski to Camp Muir

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  • Snow Scramble, Winter Scramble, M2 Mountain 2 Ski, Very Strenuous
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 10.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 4,600 ft
  • High Point Elevation: 10,000 ft
  • Pace: moderate

Longmire at 8:45 (be there before the gate to paradise opens).

Will skin up to Muir (avy conditions, time, and weather permitting).  Training for the Patrol race this year so I'd like keep a reasonable pace on the way up (4-5 hrs up).   Likely to be icy in the morning as the freezing level is going high on Thursday so I'm bringing ski crampons.  I set the difficulty to challenging - I don't expect it will be to bad, but you should always be prepared for a challenging trip when going to camp Muir in the winter (weather prediction is clear, but maybe some wind). 

Route/Place

Camp Muir & Anvil Rock


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Required Equipment

Required Equipment

  • The Ten Essentials
  • Boots, skis/snowboard, poles
  • Climbing skins (or other method to travel uphill on snow)
  • Ski crampons (recommended)
  • Avalanche shovel (metal blade)
  • Avalanche beacon
  • Avalanche probe
  • Food/Water (thermos of  hot drink recommended)
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