Winter Scramble - Silver Peak

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Winter Scramble - Silver Peak

The steep ridge near the summit can get very icy so only sign up if you're confident using crampons.

  • Winter Scramble
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 8.5 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 3,900 ft
  • Pace: Moderate (6 out of 10)

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Required
- Crampons!
- Snowshoes
- Helmet
- Mountaineering boots
- Ice ax
- NW Forest Pass (NOT a Discover Pass) for each car
Optional (depends on conditions)
- Avalanche gear (metal shovel, beacon, probe)

The steep ridge near the summit can get very icy so only sign up if you're confident using crampons.

We'll only do this trip if it's not raining on the summit. If the trip is canceled due to the weather forecast then there won't be an alternate destination.

Here's a map of our approximate route
Sunrise is at 7am, sunset is at 5:45pm.
The road isn't plowed so we'll start at Grantite Mtn TH.
Prior to the trip I'll send an email with more info.

When to meet
We'll leave the cars and start hiking @ 6am
Where to meet
Granite Mtn TH, elev 1870 ft
I-90 exit 47 then 0.5 mi NW to TH
Lat/Long = 47.39782, -121.48650
35+ min from I-90/I-405 intersection (when no traffic)
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Route/Place

Silver Peak


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