Alpine Scramble - Bean Peak & Volcanic Neck

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  • Strenuous 4, Technical 5
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 10.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 3,900 ft

Meet at the Issaquah Transit Center at 5:30 a.m. to carpool or at the Beverly Creek trailhead at 7:45 a.m.

We will approach Bean Peak from Bean Creek basin, then head over to Volcanic Neck. If time allows, we will make a loop trip and return via Trail 1226.1 and Beverly Creek.

Volcanic Neck is a technically challenging scramble with exposed rock. Consider your comfort on this type of terrain before signing up. Scramble students who are tentative on rock should consider other scrambles before tackling this peak. 


Bean Peak & Volcanic Neck

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

  • The Ten Essentials
  • Helmet
  • Mountaineering boots
  • Ice ax
  • Shoes for a wet stream crossing
  • The 11th essential - gas money for your carpool driver!

Please review the route description, bring a topo map, and be prepared to help with navigation.

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