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Backcountry Ski/Snowboard - Foss Peak/Unicorn Creek — The Mountaineers

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Backcountry Ski/Snowboard - Foss Peak/Unicorn Creek

This is now a day trip to ski the areas surrounding Foss Peak.

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COVID-19: Learn about our most up-to-date guidance for participants and leaders on our COVID-19 Response page. All participants and leaders must agree to the COVID-19 Code of Conduct before participating in this Mountaineers activity.
  • M1-M2 Mountain 1-2 Ski
  • Easy
  • Mileage: 7.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,000 ft

We will meet at Longmire parking lot at 8am.  Trip emails will come roughly 1 week before the trip date.

The plan is to skin from the Narada Falls parking lot to Reflection Lake.  From Reflection Lake we will route find to the Pinnacle Glacier and "Packwood Saddle" just east of the Castle.  We will then skin the ridge line to Foss Peak and possibly ski the Unicorn basin.

Route/Place

Foss Peak/Unicorn Creek


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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)
  • Avalanche shovel (metal blade)
  • Avalanche beacon
  • Avalanche probe
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