Deer Ridge


Winter Scramble - Deer Ridge & Blue Mountain

A strenuous trip on the north side of the Olympics.

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  • Sat, Dec 7, 2019
  • Seattle Alpine Scrambling Subcommittee - Winter Scrambling
  • Scrambling
  • Adults
  • Strenuous
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 12.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 4,300 ft

early TBD ;)

This will be a trip to Blue Mountain starting from FS Road 2875 (elevation ~2600'), in which case we will also hike up to Ned Hill afterwards (time permitting)

Or, if due to snow we can't drive the FS Road, then we will hike the Deer Park Road in Olympic National Park (starting elevation 1936'), in which case will result in significant road walking until we can find a suitable place to leave the road and ascend the north ridge of Blue Mountain.

Either way, it is a rather difficult trip of ~12 miles and 4000+ elevation gain.  Pace will be rather brisk due to length of trip and the time of the year.

Bring snowshoes, ice ax, helmet, and microspikes


Deer Ridge

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