Alpine Scramble - Banshee Peak

Banshee Peak the hard way. Long loop trip with lots of cross-country travel including up the Sarvant Glacier.

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  • Strenuous 5, Technical 4
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 14.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 4,400 ft
  • High Point Elevation: 7,400 ft
  • Pace: moderate

Enumclaw Safeway 5:30 a.m.

We will ascend the Owyhigh Lakes trail, travel cross country through the remote Wright Creek drainage, up the Sarvent Glacier to Banshee, returning via Panhandle Gap and the Summerland trail.  Excellent conditioning, experience on steep snow, and routefinding skills are required for this trip.


Banshee Peak

  • USGS White River Park

    USGS Mt Rainier East

    USGS Chinook Pass

    Green Trails Mount Rainier Wonderland No. 269SX
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