Seattle MAC - Backcountry Ski or Snowboard Trip

Youth activity: Mountaineers Adventure Club

Seattle MAC - Backcountry Ski or Snowboard Trip - Cowlitz Gap & Rocks (winter)

Advanced Backcountry Ski/Snowboard in the wilderness that involves snowshoeing or skiing uphill and then skiing or snowboarding down!

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.
  • Sat, Mar 4, 2017
  • Seattle Youth Outreach Committee
  • Youth
  • Youth
  • Winter Scramble, M1 Mountain 1 Ski, Moderate
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 8.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,400 ft
  • 4 (8 capacity)
  • 1 (2 capacity)
  • FULL (1 capacity)
  • Cancellation & Refund Policy

Meet at the Seattle Program Center. Times TBD

Backcountry skiing or snowboarding is a great way to enjoy the mountains in the wintertime! Snowshoe or skin up a mountain with us, then enjoy some incredible skiing or snowboarding downhill!

This is an advanced trip. Please read the requirements carefully before signing up!

  • Participants must be strong intermediate skiers, able at minimum to ski blue runs in any condition.
  • Participants must be in good physical condition as this is a physically strenuous activity. 
  • Must provide your own ski equipment or rent from a gear shop. 
  • All participants MUST attend the trip pre-planning meeting the week before the trip. 

Cowlitz Gap & Rocks (winter)

  • USGS Mt Rainier East

    Green Trails Mt Rainier East No. 270

    Green Trails Paradise No. 270S

    Green Trails Mount Rainier Wonderland No. 269SX
  • See full route/place details.
Required Equipment

Required Equipment

All participants must provide their own ski equipment or rent from a gear shop such as REI or Pro Ski.

Check the trip sheet or talk to the trip leader for additional required equiment!

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