Cadet Peak


Alpine Scramble - Cadet Peak

Cadet 7186

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  • Strenuous 5, Technical 4
  • Mileage: 16.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 5,000 ft
6:00 at see notes
MEETING PLACE: Mariner Park and Ride in South Everett at 6:00 AM Park and ride is on West side of I-5 at exit 186.You can carpool to the meeting place via the clubhouse assignments or just meet us there. BIKES: A Mountain / Cross bike is required. We will ride 4 miles from Barlow Pass up a gated road to Monte Cristo. There we will lock the bikes and hike. GEAR: Ice Axe and helmet are required. Bring a water filter if you have one. We will stop to filter water in Glacier Basin on the way up and back down. DIFFICULTY: Official rating is S5-T4. Pace will be moderate, but the distance is fairly long, so you should be in good shape for this trip. MAPS: Following are some jpg images of maps of the location of Cadet and the climbing route. They are fairly large, so they might be slow over a dial-up line. You can print the detailed one to save yourself the cost of buying the USGS. To most efficiently print the detailed file above, see these tips:

Cadet Peak

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