Past Meetup

Cross Country Ski: Amabilis Mtn

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Details

Route: start at Cabin Creek Sno-Park at I-90 exit 63. Ascend a logging road which has only a few semi-steep sections. Route ends at broad summit of Amabilis Mountain. We will ascend and descend Amabilis' western loop which offers the best views and best descent in most conditions.

Route conditions:
http://kongsbergers.org/GroomingReport.html

Recommended skill-level: advanced-beginner or above. Able to descend moderately steep inclines.

Recommended ski gear: Metal-edge waxless cross country skis

Recommended avalanche safety gear: None

Round-trip distance: 11 miles round-trip

Elevation gain: 2,000 feet

Ascent pace: 2.0 to 2.5 mph

Duration: ~4 hours

Difficulty: Strenuous

Permit: Sno-Park plus groomed sticker

Drive duration from park-n-ride to trailhead: 80 mins

Carpooling and fuel reimbursement: Riders please bring cash (10 cents per mile) to compensate your driver. For Amabilis Mtn from Eastgate park and ride, the total is approximately $10 per passenger.

Kongsbergers Ski Club Calendar:
http://kongsbergers.org/

Weather forecast:
http://forecast.weather.gov/MapClick.php?lat=47.28947645039601&lon=-121.27326965332031&site=otx&unit=0&lg=en&FcstType=text

Avalanche forecast:
http://www.nwac.us/avalanche-forecast/current/cascade-west-snoqualmie-pass/