Skyline Ridge & Tye Peak

Trip

Backcountry Ski/Snowboard - Skyline Ridge/North Side

Moderate paced tour for intermediate sliders to the Tye Lake area of Stevens Pass. The vertical gain is 1300 feet in 6 miles round trip.

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

Meet near the Pacific Crest Trail trail head in the North parking lot of the Stevens Pass ski area. Be ready to start the tour at 9:00 am. 

Car Pool Location

  • Leave the Brickyard Road Park and Ride lot at 7:00 am
  • Meet at the north end of the Park and Ride lot

Please complete the following sections of the AIARE field book PRIOR to arriving at the trail head: Avalanche Danger, Snowpack Discussion, Weather Forecast and identify FOUR or more locations where observations will be recorded.

Enclosed is a map of the route.  We will return to the trail head by 5:00 pm.

The actual route will depend on snow, avalanche, weather conditions and participants’ abilities. If needed, an alternate, safer destination will be chosen by group consensus.

Route/Place

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.
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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
  • AIARE field book
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