Skyline Ridge & Tye Peak

Trip

Backcountry Ski/Snowboard - Skyline Ridge/North Side

Moderate paced tour for new and intermediate sliders to the Skyline/Heather Ridge area for Stevens Pass.

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  • Sun, Jan 17, 2016
  • Seattle Skiing Committee
  • Backcountry Skiing
  • Singles, 20-30 Somethings, Retired Rovers, Adults
  • Moderate, M1 Mountain 1 Ski, Winter Scramble
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 4.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 1,200 ft

Please meet at the Pacific Crest Trail Head in the NE parking lot of the Stevens Pass ski area.  Be ready to start the tour at 9:00 am.

 CHANGED Car Pool East Location 

  • Leave the location at 6:30 am
  • Brickyard Park and Ride, 15530 Juanita-Woodinville Way NE, Bothell, WA

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 list of emergency contact numbers.

Enclosed is a map of the route.

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.

The trip will include a beacon search and retrieval practice session.  Please bring a waterproof bag and a plastic case to protect your beacon when it is being used as the victim’s beacon. 

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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