Wright Mountain (winter)

A winter scramble or ski tour from Alpental near Snoqualmie Pass.

getting there

On I-90 at Snoqualmie Pass, take Exit 52, turn northwest onto Alpental Road and follow it to the Alpental parking area.

approach & ascent

From the Alpental parking lot, cross frozen Snow Lake, pass Gem Lake and ascend Wright Mountain.  

ski descent

As time and conditions permit, ski the north-facing runs from Wright Mountain.

FOr leaders

Permit information

As of 2017, the Snoqualmie Ranger District considers Mountaineers trips and courses to be "nominal use". Leaders should print and copy this designation letter to show rangers they may see on trail or carry a digital copy on their phone.

  • Difficulty: Winter Scramble, M2 Mountain 2 Ski
  • Length: 12.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 3,500 ft
  • 5,430 ft
  • USGS Snoqualmie Pass
  • Green Trails Snoqualmie Pass Gateway No. 207S
  • Green Trails Snoqualmie Pass No. 207
  • Red Marker
    47.444717, -121.423645
    47.4447166018 -121.42364502
  • Red Marker
    47.479992, -121.468044
    47.4799915653 -121.468043761

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