Austin Pass (winter)

Trip

Winter Scramble - Austin Pass (winter)

Camp at Austin Pass with side trips to Artist Point and Huntoon Point, and scramble up Table Mountain if conditions are good. Kitsap Branch members prioritized but other branches welcome.

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  • Sat, Feb 8, 2020 — Sun, Feb 9, 2020
  • Kitsap Alpine Scrambling Committee
  • Scrambling, Snowshoeing
  • Intermediate
  • Adults
  • Moderate/Strenuous
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 5.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 1,100 ft

Meeting time and place TBD. Snowshoe to Austin Pass and camp, hike to Artist Point (moonlight hike?) and Huntoon Point, other possible scramble side trips in area. If conditions are severe, we camp in the Heather Meadow area.

2.5 miles of snowshoeing and 1,100 feet of elevation gain to Artist Point. Plan on a side scramble up Table Mountain if conditions are good - bring ice axe, crampons, helmet, harness, etc. 

Route/Place

Austin Pass (winter)


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Required Equipment

Required Equipment

  • The Ten Essentials
  • Helmet
  • Crampons
  • Ice Axe
  • Winter Mountaineering Boots
  • Winter gear
  • Winter tent
  • Snowshoes
  • Check with leader for any additional group gear or required equipment specific to trip location
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