Mount Kent


Winter Scramble - Mount Kent

Scramble the corkscrew route!

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  • Sun, Mar 31, 2019
  • Seattle Alpine Scrambling Subcommittee - Winter Scrambling
  • Scrambling
  • Adults
  • Winter Scramble, Strenuous 3, Technical 3
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 11.5 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 3,750 ft
  • High Point Elevation: 5,087 ft

Meet at Issaquah P&R structure (NE corner) for 6:15am departure.

Instead of going much of the way up the McClellan Butte trail, we'll be circling clockwise around our peak with a final NW ascent up the broad saddle.  There is a possibility that our crossing of the south fork of Alice Creek may be 'wet'.


Mount Kent

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

  • The Ten Essentials
  • Helmet
  • Crampons
  • Ice Axe
  • Mountaineering Boots
  • Snowshoes (must be grippy MSR or equivalent)

Check with leader for any additional group gear or required equipment specific to trip location.  Recommend bringing creek-crossing footwear (not sure if this will be needed).

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