Middle Chiwaukum


Winter Scramble - North & Middle Chiwaukum

Challenging long Day with 5,600 ft gain and 11 miles.

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  • Strenuous 5, Technical 3
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 11.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 5,600 ft
  • Pace: 1,000 ft/hr

Details to follow. As an early start at the trailhead required, some may head over night before. 90 Min. Drive from Monroe Fairgrounds Park & Ride departure at 5:30AM to arrive at trailhead at 7:00 AM.

 Plan to visit North Chiwaucum as well. 


Middle Chiwaukum

  • Green Trails Alpine Lakes East (Stuart Range) No. 208SX

    Green Trails Chiwaukum Mtns No. 177

    USGS Mt Howard

    USGS Chiwaukum Mountains

    Green Trails Alpine Lakes West (Stevens Pass) No. 176S
  • See full route/place details.
Required Equipment

Required Equipment

  • The Ten Essentials
  • Helmet
  • Crampons
  • Ice Axe
  • Mountaineering Boots
  • Snowshoes
  • Sling Harness (Sling, Prusik, Locking Carabiner)

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

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