Mount Margaret via Gold Creek (winter)

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Winter Scramble - Mount Margaret via Gold Creek (winter)

Mt Margaret/Gold Creek (winter)

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  • Winter Scramble
7:00 AM at Issaquah Transit Center

Mount Margaret is on the North side of I-90 across from the Summit East Ski Area.

MEETING PLACE:
Meet inside the Issquah Transit Center parking garage on the first floor in the Northeast corner at 7:00 AM. Call me on my cell phone at 425-442-6411 if you are running late and want us to wait for you.

GEAR:
- Sno-park permits are required at the TH. Bring one if you can. We will stop and buy $21 day permits at the Pass if needed. This cost will be split evenly by all party members regardless of how many people are in each car.
- Ice Axe is always required.
- Snowshoes with agressive points on the bottom such as MSR.
- Avalanche Becon - Always recommended, but not much danger on this route.
- Avalanche shovel and/or probe. We should have 4 of each for the group.
- No crampons are needed.

ROUTE:
We will park at Gold Creek, then follow the road east parallel to I-90 for a couple minutes until we cross Rocky Run Creek. From there we head straight up the hill. If the weather is nice we will climb to the summit via a round-about route near Lake Laura and right by Twin Lakes. If not, we will go directly up to the summit. In either case, we will take a direct route back down.

TOPO:
Here is a link to printable map of the area, (the very center of which is Margaret'): http://www.mappingsupport.com/p/gmap4.php?ll=47.383052,-121.335969&t;=t2&z;=14
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Mount Margaret via Gold Creek (winter)



  • USGS Snoqualmie Pass

    Green Trails Snoqualmie Pass Gateway No. 207S

    Green Trails Snoqualmie Pass No. 207
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