Sasse Mountain & Howson Peak (winter)


Winter Scramble - Sasse Mountain & Howson Peak (winter)

We will try for two peaks: Howson and Sasse (plus numerous peaklets including Not So Sasse).

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  • Sat, Apr 16, 2016
  • Seattle Alpine Scrambling Subcommittee - Winter Scrambling
  • Scrambling
  • Singles, 20-30 Somethings, Adults
  • Winter Scramble
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 8.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 3,400 ft

Issaquah Transit Center, 6:00 am.

Destination subject to change based on avalanche, snow, and weather conditions.

We will climb up the south side of Howson creek valley to point 5159 and then circle the headlands of Howson Creek valley counter-clockwise on the ridge to Howson, Sasse, and Not So Sasse.  We will then descend the north side of the valley to make a loop. 


Sasse Mountain & Howson Peak (winter)

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

  • The Ten Essentials
  • Helmet
  • Crampons or Microspikes
  • Ice Axe
  • Mountaineering Boots
  • MSR Snowshoes

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

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