Mount Townsend


Winter Scramble - Mount Townsend & Welch Peaks

Winter scramble, hopefully in the rain shadow of the Olympics.

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  • Sat, Apr 14, 2018
  • Seattle Alpine Scrambling Subcommittee - Winter Scrambling
  • Scrambling
  • Adults
  • Strenuous 4
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 8.2 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,900 ft
  • High Point Elevation: 6,100 ft

Aurora Village Transit Center at 5: 50 or at the  101 Brewery at Twana Road in Quilcene at 7:45 am.

Destination subject to change due to weather, snow, or avalanche conditions. 


Mount Townsend

  • USGS Mt Townsend

    Green Trails Olympic Mountains East No. 168S

    Custom Correct Buckhorn Wilderness
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Required Equipment

Required Equipment

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

Check with leader for any additional group gear or required equipment specific to trip location

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