Third Burroughs & Skyscraper Traverse


Alpine Scramble - Third Burroughs & Skyscraper Traverse

Third Burroughs Skyscraper

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  • Technical 3, Strenuous 3
  • Mileage: 9.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 3,000 ft
6:30 AM at Renton P&R; (S Grady Way)

MEETING PLACE: Meet at the S Renton P&R; at 6:30 a.m. to carpool.

- Ice ax.
- Helmet.
- MRNP Pass.

ROUTE: We will start at the Sunrise Visitor's Center at Mount Rainier National Park and head on a clockwise route over First Burroughs, Second Burroughs, and Third Burroughs. From Third Burroughs we'll head cross country north following best terrain to the south ridge of Skyscraper. From Skyscraper, we'll descend the Wonderland Trail back toward Sunrise. Total RT stats: ~9 miles, 3000’ elevation gain/loss.

MAP: Here is an approximate map of our route. I expect everyone to have a proper map with them and be prepared to help navigate :-)

CONTACT INFO: Email me at or call me on my cell phone at 425-260-5145 if you have questions or need to reach me.

CANCELLATIONS: If you make other plans or are otherwise unable to go, please cancel ASAP, so folks on the waiting list can move up. Registration officially closes on Thurs. at noon.


Third Burroughs & Skyscraper Traverse

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