Mutton Mountain


Winter Scramble - Mutton Mountain

Aiming for Dalles High Point, and possibly Mutton if conditions are in our favor

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  • Sun, Feb 2, 2020
  • Seattle Alpine Scrambling Subcommittee - Winter Scrambling
  • Scrambling
  • Adults
  • Winter Scramble
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 10.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 3,800 ft
  • Pace: Moderate, working together as a team

South Renton P&R at 6am. Goal to consolidate vehicles due to limited parking

After securing a place to leave our vehicles (perhaps some shoveling required), we will start up the Deep Creek trail, following it for as long as it makes sense given snow and terrain, before changing over to follow the ridge leading up to point approx 6040. Primary goal will be Dalles High Point, 6176’, but if conditions are stable, we will also aim for Mutton Mountain, 6156’.

Pace will be moderate, working together as a team for trail breaking and terrain selection. No jack rabbits needed, but snowshoe hares are welcome.

Full disclosure: in addition to being Groundhogs Day, it is Super Bowl Sunday. We will plan to honor the groundhog and not the pigskin. Depending on group interest and timing, we may seek out somewhere in Enumclaw for a bite at the end of our day, ideally some place without a football television screen.

As with all winter trips, weather conditions may necessitate a change in destination or even cancel the trip. 


Mutton Mountain

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