Winter Scramble - Mount Teneriffe (winter)

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  • Mon, Jan 19, 2015
  • Seattle Alpine Scrambling Subcommittee - Winter Scrambling
  • Scrambling
  • Adults
  • Winter Scramble
  • Moderate
  • Elevation Gain: 4,100 ft

See Leader "More+" below.

- MicroSpikes or crampons
- 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)
- Yellow Discover Pass for each vehicle
- Snowshoes
- Avalanche gear (metal shovel, probe, beacon)
- GPS unit

We'll be taking the Serendipity Ridge route.
This is on a Monday and on MLK Day.
Roundtrip distance is about 8 mi.
Sunrise at 7:50am, sunset at 4:50pm.
Trailhead is at the signed school bus turnaround.
There's no bathroom at the trailhead.
There might be morning rush hour traffic.
Info on summitpost for Mt Teneriffe and Serendipity Ridge.

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:
Mon 7:30am (we'll leave the cars and start hiking then)
Where to meet:
Trailhead (at "school bus turnaround"), elev 940 ft
I-90 exit 32 then 4.3 mi NE to TH (1.0 mi past Mt Si TH)
Lat/Long = 47.486034, -121.700969
30+ minutes from I-90/I-405 intersection


Mount Teneriffe (winter)

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

See Leader "More+" above.

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