Seattle Nomads Snowshoeing

Youth activity: Nomads

Seattle Nomads Snowshoeing - Wenatchee Crest

Join us for a 6 mile round trip snowshoe on the east side of the cascades along the Wenatchee Crest. 400 ft of elevation and beautiful views on a clear day. The little extra drive typically means smaller crowds than along the I-90 corridor.

  • Easy
  • For Beginners (Getting Started Series)
  • Mileage: 4.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 400 ft
  • High Point Elevation: 4,500 ft
  • 10:00 AM Meet ready to start in the Sno-Park lot on the northbound side of the road (across from trailhead) at the top of  Blewett Pass
  • Breaks and lunch as needed
  • Return to trail head by 3:00pm

Mountaineers can provide snowshoes. If you'd like to borrow snowshoes, please submit your request to the trip leader by February 28th.


Wenatchee Crest

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

    • Snowshoes (Can borrow from the Mountaineers)
    • Snowshoe poles (Can borrow from the Mountaineers)
    • Boots (insulated and waterproof)
    • Gaiters if deemed necessary
    • Warm clothing and extra synthetic layers
    • Long underwear top and bottom (synthetic)
    • Wool or synthetic socks
    • Liner socks (optional, but recommended)
    • Fleece or wool sweater
    • Waterproof shell (jacket and pants, breathable with hood on jacket)
    • Waterproof gloves
    • Liner gloves
    • Sunglasses
    • Sunscreen
    • Stocking hat (wool or synthetic)
    • Brimmed cap
    • Water (at least 2L)
    • Lunch/Snacks
    • Day pack (small backpack with hip belt preferred)
    • Van shoes
    • Camera (optional)

If you'd like to borrow gear, please submit your request to the gear library by February 28th.

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