Alpine Scramble - Banshee Peak

A gorgeous scramble right close to Mt. Rainier, long, but not difficult.

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  • Moderate
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 15.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 3,600 ft

We will meet at the Summer Land TH right at Frying Pan Creek Bridge 3 miles past the MRNP entrance on the White River Road at 8 AM. Those wanting to carpool can meet me at S. Renton Park and Ride off Grady Way (SE corner) at 6 AM. If you desire another park and ride send me an e-mail and we can ask the group.

Please let me know by e-mail if you would like to carpool, or meet at the TH. This is a gorgeous area for flowers and to view Mt. Rainier. Last year we saw a large herd of goats on Banshee, after going over Panhandle Gap.


Banshee Peak

  • USGS White River Park

    USGS Mt Rainier East

    USGS Chinook Pass

    Green Trails Mount Rainier Wonderland No. 269SX
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