West Granite


Winter Scramble - West Granite

Winter route to Tusk O' Granite 5568'. Group decision descend circular route westward toward Olallie Lake & Pratt Lake trail return to TH. Snow depth determines fun challenge: moderate or strenuous.

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  • Sat, Feb 22, 2020
  • Seattle Alpine Scrambling Subcommittee - Winter Scrambling
  • Scrambling
  • Adults
  • Moderate/Strenuous
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 9.5 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 3,737 ft
  • Pace: moderate

6:45am:  Issaquah 2 story Transit Center, northeast corner, 1st floor. Arrange carpools.

Classic winter scramble with relatively short drove from greater Seattle.

Weather & avalanche risk may require change in destination.


West Granite

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

  • The Ten Essentials
  • Helmet
  • Ice Axe
  • Mountaineering Boots
  • Aggressive crampon style snowshoes like MSR's
  • Trekking poles (highly recommended, 11th essential)
  • Microspikes (bring to TH)

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

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