Rock and Snow Skills Test

Field trip: Alpine Scrambling Equivalency

Rock and Snow Skills Test - Bean Creek Basin

A one-day scramble up a mountain with snow and rock to test rock travel and snow travel skills for people applying for Scramble equivalency.

COVID-19: Learn about our most up-to-date guidance for participants and leaders on our COVID-19 Response page. All participants and leaders must agree to the COVID-19 Code of Conduct before participating in this Mountaineers activity.
  • Moderate
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 8.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 3,000 ft

Bean Beverly TH at 8:45, geared up and walking at 9:00

Directions will be emailed to participants.  NW Forest Pass required.

See email sent to participants, all scramble equivalency candidates.  

This is a COVID phase 2 trip, please see details on the Mountaineers website.  


Bean Creek Basin

  • Green Trails Alpine Lakes East (Stuart Range) No. 208SX

    Green Trails Mt Stuart No. 209

    USGS Teanaway Butte

    USGS Mount Stuart

    USGS Red Top Mtn

    USGS Enchantment Lakes
  • See full route/place details.
Required Equipment

Required Equipment

Face Mask/Covering (buff okay)

Ten Essentials, including appropriate clothing layers

Ice Ax

Mountaineering Boots (we will be moving on moderately steep rock and snow and some loose rock/rockfall areas): gaiters recommended


Down-climbing kit (locking 'biner, runner-made harness, cord loop) -- will be brought to trip by Stevie/Louise 

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