Winter Scramble - Kaleetan Peak

Kaleetan Peak (winter)

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  • Strenuous 4, Technical 4
  • For Beginners (Getting Started Series)
  • Mileage: 12.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 4,800 ft

6:00 AM at Alpental

This will be a one day event — either Saturday 3/9, or Sunday 3/10 depending on weather and avalanche conditions.

Approach from Alpental Valley, via Snow Lake and Melakwa Pass (See map). This is a long outing - 8.2 miles round-trip, across varying terrain including very steep slopes, with a 3,875’ total gain. Please contact leader for details.

Required Gear:

  • Snowshoes, or skis (must stay with group)
  • Crampons, ice axe and helmet
  • Avalanche beacon, probe, and shovel

Kaleetan Peak/South Route

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

The Ten Essentials

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