Bessemer & Moolock Mountains


Winter Scramble - South Bessemer Mountain

Moderate paced non technical scramble close to Seattle.

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  • Very Strenuous, Winter Scramble
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 13.6 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 4,097 ft

The East Parking lot of the Eastgate Parknride at 6:15 a.m. This is a long scramble we will need to get started early if we want to summit.

Snow shoes required.  This is a long and strenuous scramble, we will likely be breaking trail in deep snow much of the way.  


Bessemer & Moolock Mountains

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

  • The Ten Essentials
  • Helmet
  • Snow Shoes
  • Ice Axe
  • Mountaineering Boots
  • Crampons or Micro Spikes or similar traction devices.

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

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