West Granite


Winter Scramble - West Granite

Mostly sunny NOAA forecast. Will ascent winter route to minimize already low avalanche concern. Group discussion & agreement: circular route descent via ridge toward Pratt Lake.

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  • Sat, Dec 12, 2020
  • Seattle Alpine Scrambling Subcommittee - Winter Scrambling
  • Scrambling
  • Adults
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 8.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 3,737 ft
  • Pace: moderate

7:45am Granite Mountain trailhead. Boots on trail.

Exist 47, Asahel Curtis/Denny Creek.

Sunny NOAA forecast for a reasonably short drive to TH for classic winter scramble route.   Late posting so planning email will be sent Friday morning and resent Friday evening to help folks plans: gear & meeting time-place already in this post so details current.


West Granite

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

  • The Ten Essentials
  • Helmet
  • Ice Axe
  • Mountaineering Boots
  • Snowshoes
  • microspikes recommended
  • Trekking poles (11th Essential recommended)

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

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