Mount St. Helens/Worm Flows


Winter Scramble - Mount St. Helens/Worm Flows

Annual climb of my favorite volcano, hopefully now with road access and not a deep persistent slab problem!

  • Strenuous 5, Technical 4, Winter Scramble
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 12.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 5,700 ft
  • Pace: 10 hr round-trip

Marble Mountain Snopark @ time TBD (pre-dawn!). SnoPark pass NOT required in April.

Click [MORE+] to read all notes prior to requesting permission:

  • This is a one-day trip. We will choose the better weather day or cancel if both days are poor.
  •  12 miles, 5,700 ft gain with an expected round-trip time of 10 hours.
  • If you were signed up for my cancelled Mar 16-17 tripyou have my permission to register. No need to email.
  • You must be comfortable glissading, as I don't plan to walk down the mountain. In your permission request, please state the most exciting glissade you have done.
  • This is a very strenuous trip. I use it as a benchmark to evaluate my winter conditioning routine prior to the start of climbing season. In your request, please describe your typical winter conditioning routine.

Mount St. Helens/Worm Flows

  • USGS Mt St Helens

    Green Trails Mount St Helens NVM No. 332S

    Green Trails Mt St Helens NW No. 364S
  • See full route/place details.
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