Buell & Barrier Peaks


Alpine Scramble - Buell & Barrier Peaks

This is a place holder for the real route with is a moderately, strenuous one or two day, 4-peak scramble combination with a total gain just under 6000 feet and 11 miles, within Mount Rainier National Park. Tamanos Mountain, Governors Ridge, Barrier Peak and Buell Peak Combo

COVID-19: Learn about our most up-to-date guidance for participants and leaders on our COVID-19 Response page. All participants and leaders must agree to the COVID-19 Code of Conduct before participating in this Mountaineers activity.
  • Strenuous 3, Technical 3
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 12.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 6,000 ft
  • High Point Elevation: 6,790 ft


This is not an established route and is pending approval.  We will take, weather, terrain, snow level and covid 19 restrictions in to consideration in making this trip a go.

We will possible be camping along the route in an establish cross country zone where we will utilize LNT technique for travel and camping.

Do not ask to sign up if you are not comfortable being flexible on all terrain and changing of routes based on conditions and hazards.


Buell & Barrier Peaks

  • USGS Chinook Pass

    Green Trails Mt Rainier East No. 270

    Green Trails Mount Rainier Wonderland No. 269SX
  • See full route/place details.
Required Equipment

Required Equipment

  • The Ten Essentials
  • Covid 19 appropriate PPE
  • Helmet
  • Mountaineering Boots
  • Traction Devices (Micro Spike/Crampons)
  • Ice Axe
  • Overnight Gear
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