Kendall: Knobs, Lakes & Loops


Backcountry Ski/Snowboard - Kendall: Knobs, Lakes & Loops

We will skin from Snoqualmie Pass to Kendall Ridge to ski the old growth timber.

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  • Sun, Dec 20, 2015
  • Foothills Backcountry Skiing Committee
  • Skiing/Snowboarding
  • Intermediate
  • Singles, 20-30 Somethings, Retired Rovers, Adults
  • Moderate, Easy+
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 9.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 1,700 ft

Just north of the I-90 underpass, at Exit 52 at 8:30 AM

Intermediate or better backcountry skiing or backcountry boarding level expected.   Skier oriented trip.   Splitboarders must have sidehilling experience. 

 No snowshoes.   Skins, beacon, shovel, probe required; beacon must be a two or three antenna model. The destination is subject to change based on conditions and the opening time for the Longmire gate.


Kendall: Knobs, Lakes & Loops

  • Green Trails Snoqualmie Pass No. 207

    Green Trails Snoqualmie Pass Gateway No. 207S

    USGS Snoqualmie Pass
  • See full route/place details.
Required Equipment

Required Equipment

  • The Ten Essentials
  • Boots, skis/snowboard, poles
  • Climbing skins 
  • Avalanche shovel (metal blade)
  • Avalanche beacon - Two or three antenna version required 
  • Avalanche probe
  • Ski crampons may be required, depending on conditions.
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