Backcountry Ski/Snowboard - Tronsen Ridge (winter)


Backcountry Ski/Snowboard - Tronsen Ridge (winter)

Exploratory tour from Forest Road 7240 towards Tronsen Ridge, hoping for some easy turns and generally scouting out the area.

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  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 8.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,500 ft
  • Pace: 2mph+

7:30am at the second pullout past the Blewett Pass sno-park entrance as you head east  (towards Leavenworth/Hwy 2) on Hwy 97.
This is the pullout for Forest Road 7240.


I’ll be requiring that everyone have an AIARE 1 badge or Canadian equivalent. Avalanche awareness not sufficient for this trip. Overall distance and elevation gain are estimates only!
Avalanche and/or weather forecasts may result in trip being canceled or relocated. 



Tronsen Ridge (winter)

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

  • The Ten Essentials
  • Boots, skis/snowboard, poles
  • Climbing skins 
  • Avalanche shovel (metal blade only)
  • Avalanche beacon with fresh batteries 
  • Avalanche probe
  • water, lunch, snacks
  • your personal items such as sunscreen and medications
  • Foam pad to sit on
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