Intermediate Snowshoe - Red Pass/Commonwealth Basin

A strenuous snowshoe trip to Kendall Knobs and Kendall Peak Lakes via Commonwealth Basin. Participants will practice snowshoe skills and participate in navigation and route finding.

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  • Strenuous
  • For Beginners (Getting Started Series)
  • Mileage: 5.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 1,700 ft

6:30am Issaquah Transit Center.  NE corner bottom floor.

Destination subject to change due to weather, avalanche or road conditions.  Plan is to start from Snoqualmie Pass and travel cross country through Commonwealth Basin to Kendall Knobs.  From there we will descend to Kendall Peak Lakes.  Participants  should come prepared participate in navigation and route finding.  If there is time and interest, we can also practice avalanche scenarios.


Red Pass/Commonwealth Basin

  • Green Trails Snoqualmie Pass Gateway No. 207S

    Green Trails Snoqualmie Pass No. 207

    USGS Snoqualmie Pass
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