Trip 2 - Kendall Ridge

Field trip: Backcountry Adventure Ski Series

Trip 2 - Kendall Ridge

Ski steeper more technical terrain with longer skinning opportunities.

  • Strenuous, M2 Advanced Ski
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 9.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,350 ft
  • High Point Elevation: 5,200 ft


Our primary goal is Kendall Ridge above middle Kendall Peak Lakes.  We will make ski runs down south facing slopes toward the lakes.  We will finish the day by skiing slopes north and west to Commonwealth Creek.  This trip will require the ability to avoid trees.

Practice efficient transition from uphill travel to skiing down. 

The destination is subject to change based on conditions.


Kendall: Knobs, Lakes & Loops

  • Green Trails Snoqualmie Pass No. 207

    Green Trails Snoqualmie Pass Gateway No. 207S

    USGS Snoqualmie Pass
  • See full route/place details.
Required Equipment

Required Equipment

Backcountry skis and bindings or split snowboard. The binding system must allow the heel to be unlocked and the toe to pivot for uphill climbing with skins. No cross-country skis.

Avalanche transceiver that displays distance and direction, shovel and probe.


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