Third Burroughs & Skyscraper Traverse


Alpine Scramble - Third Burroughs & Skyscraper Traverse

Strenuous/beautiful scramble of ~15 miles/~5300' to summits of 3rd/2nd Burroughs, and Skyscraper Mountain from White River Campground. Trip is to vet participants of future climb to Mount Anderson, but also open to scramblers.

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  • Technical 3, Strenuous 5
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 15.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 5,300 ft

Various P&Rs to accommodate attendees, but will depart from White River Campground at 7am.

Leader permission required, but folks signing up for this trip as well as my Mt Anderson climb on June 12-14 automagically have this permission for both of these trips (folks not attending both trips need to email me for permission).  On this scramble we will be using our navigation skills, reviewing rockfall avoidance techniques, as well as practicing the 'clip-trick' on the hard snow patch that usually forms on the east side of Skyscraper pass.  Photos from a prior trip can be seen here:


Third Burroughs & Skyscraper Traverse

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