Winter Scramble - Mount Kent


Winter Scramble - Mount Kent

Let's climb that big mountain to the left of McClellan Butte

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  • Sat, Jan 28, 2017
  • Seattle Alpine Scrambling Subcommittee - Winter Scrambling
  • Scrambling
  • Adults
  • Winter Scramble
  • For Beginners (Getting Started Series)
  • Mileage: 9.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 4,200 ft

Meet at the Issaquah Transit Center parking garage NE corner at 6:30 AM

Mount Kent often goes unnoticed because it is further back from the road than McClellan Butte, which is to its west and hangs right over I-90 at Exit 42. But Kent does deserve to be noticed.  Its north face is very large and craggy, but fortunately for us, there are routes to the summit by going around to the left or the right.

FYI:  My goal is to be back in Seattle to attend a function at the Program Center by 6 PM.

Route details to come soon...


Mount Kent

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

  • The Ten Essentials
  • Helmet
  • Microspikes
  • Crampons
  • Ice Axe
  • Mountaineering Boots
  • MSR Snowshoes

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