Winter Scramble - Exploratory (winter)

Exploratory (winter)

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8:30 AM at Storm King Ranger Station
Strenuous winter scramble (~4500' and ~12 miles) to Aurora Peak (near Lake Crescent) and further along Happy Lake Ridge to meadows with views south into central Olympics. Earliest ferry from Edmonds (5:35am) is mandatory for 8:30am start time. Will meet at Storm King Ranger Station (bathrooms) followed by car caravan to Aurora Creek Trailhead. Picture showing unseasonably shallow snow levels in this area (taken 3 weeks ago) can be seen at:
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