Winter Scramble - Mount Teneriffe (winter)

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  • Sat, Dec 26, 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)
- White Discover Pass for each vehicle (sold @ Fred Meyer)
Optional (depends on conditions):
- Snowshoes
- Avalanche gear (metal shovel, probe, beacon)

I changed the start time to be an hour later than I oringally set, so now we'll leave the cars at 9am. If everything goes as planned we should get back to the cars ~3pm.

We'll be taking the Serendipity Ridge route.
Roundtrip distance is about 8 mi.
Sunrise at 7:55am, sunset at 4:25pm.
Trailhead is at the signed school bus turnaround.
There's no bathroom at the trailhead.
Info on summitpost for Mt Teneriffe and Serendipity Ridge.

Here's our approximate route...
...on a Google Terrain topo map (zoom in for more detail)
...on a USGS topo map (zoom in for more detail)

When to meet:
We'll leave the cars and start hiking on Sat @ 9am
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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