Alpine Scramble - Banshee Peak

Long (15 miles), but technically easy scramble, in one of the most spectacular spots in Mt Rainier NP.

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

6:30am at Wilburton P&R (Bellevue) (for northerners).  Or approx 8:15am at Fryingpan Creek TH (for southerners).

I believe this trip will equate to a rating of about S3-T1, but am not sure as I have not done it and The Mountaineers has not established a rating for it yet.

Park entrance fee of $15 per vehicle, unless someone in the vehicle has an annual pass.


Banshee Peak

  • USGS White River Park

    USGS Mt Rainier East

    USGS Chinook Pass

    Green Trails Mount Rainier Wonderland No. 269SX
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