Skyline Ridge & Tye Peak


Backcountry Ski/Snowboard - Skyline Ridge/North Side

Moderate AT ski or split-board tour on Heather Ridge and vicinity at Stevens Pass

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  • Moderate, M1 Mountain 1 Ski, Winter Scramble
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 4.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 1,200 ft

Meet at 6:50 am Sultan park & ride on US 2.  We will form carpools and leave for Stevens Pass by 7 am.

We will tour past Skyline Lake to ridge top of Heather/Skyline Ridge.  Weather & stability permitting, we will drop down northern slopes and then tour further up and over Tye Ridge.  Intermediate-level skiing on mix of treed and open slopes.  Stamina for moderate up and down touring.


Skyline Ridge & Tye Peak

  • Green Trails Benchmark Mtn No. 144

    Green Trails Stevens Pass No. 176

    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
  • Ski crampons (recommended but not required)
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