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.
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
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.
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