Winter Scramble - Kendall Peak (winter)

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  • Fri, Jan 2, 2015
  • Seattle Alpine Scrambling Subcommittee - Winter Scrambling
  • Scrambling
  • Adults
  • Winter Scramble
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 10.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,800 ft

See Leader "More+" below.

- Crampons (not MicroSpikes)
- Helmet
- Ice ax
Headlamp with good batteries
- Harness (such as a webbing harness tied with a water knot)
- Locking carabiner
- Cord loop (for a klemheist or prusik)
- Orange NW Forest Pass for each vehicle
- Snowshoes
- Avalanche gear (metal shovel, probe, beacon)
- GPS unit

This is on a Friday.
The summit can get really icy, so crampons are a must.
Sunrise at 8am, sunset at 4:30pm.
There might be morning rush hour traffic.
Info on summitpost for Kendall Peak.

We'll only do this trip if the avalanche conditions are safe and if the weather forecasts are friendly (friendly = no storms, no high winds, and no single-digit temps). If the trip is canceled then there won't be an alternate destination.

When to meet:
Fri 7:30am (we'll leave the cars and start hiking then)
Where to meet:
Snoqualmie PCT Commonwealth TH, elev 3020 ft
This is NOT at Alpental
I-90 exit 52 then 0.3 mi NE to TH
Lat/Long = 47.428182, -121.413651
40+ min from I-90/I-405 intersection


Kendall Peak (winter)

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

See Leader "More+" above.

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