Rock and Snow Skills Test

Field trip: Alpine Scrambling Equivalency

Rock and Snow Skills Test - Esmeralda Peaks/West Peak

A one-day scramble up a mountain with steep snow and steep rock to evaluate rock travel and snow travel skills for people applying for Scramble equivalency. Only open to those in the equivalency course.

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  • Strenuous 2, Technical 3
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 8.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 3,000 ft
  • Pace: Moderate

TBD, Esmeralda TH, NW Forest Pass required



DeRoux Creek

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

    Green Trails Mt Stuart No. 209

    USGS Mount Stuart
  • See full route/place details.
Required Equipment

Required Equipment

Ice Ax

Mountaineering Boots


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