Backcountry Ski/Snowboard - Skyline Ridge to Tye Lake


Backcountry Ski/Snowboard - Skyline Ridge to Tye Lake

Backcountry ski tour from Skyline Ridge above Stevens Pass to Tye Lake (stability and weather permitting).

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  • Moderate, M1 Intremediate Ski
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 4.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 1,200 ft
  • Pace: Relaxed conversational pace

Meet 7 a.m. park & ride on Hwy 2 in Sultan, WA to form car pools and proceed to Stevens Pass.

Know your abilities:  Solid intermediate downhill skiing ability is required for un-groomed snow in open slopes, glades and trees.  Avalanche awareness:  AIARE 1 or equivalent.




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
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