Red Mountain (Salmon La Sac)

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Backcountry Ski/Snowboard - Red Mountain (Salmon La Sac)

Ski a little off the beaten path

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  • M2 Mountain 2 Ski
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 11.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 3,500 ft

The "other" Red Mtn can provide good skiing when conditions are too stormy at Snoqualmie Pass.    Though often the conditions on the lower mtn can be sketchy,  the skiing higher on the mtn is often enjoyable.

There are some tight trees and typically thin/crusty snow below 3500 ft -- so be prepared for some "survival" skiing lower down.

Route/Place

Red Mountain (Salmon La Sac)


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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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