Castle Peak & First Mother Mountain


Alpine Scramble - Castle Peak & First Mother Mountain

Last minute posting. Plan to do a clockwise loop, Castle first, First Mother second.

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  • Technical 3, Strenuous 2
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 7.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,000 ft
  • Pace: slow side of moderate

Email will be sent to participants.  Carpooling up to individual participants, not facilitated by me.   Mt Rainier Pass required.  

Clockwise loop of Castle and First Mother out of Mowich Lake.  Small group for working together on navigation.  And hopefully finding some huckleberries en route.  


Castle Peak & First Mother Mountain

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

  • The Ten Essentials
  • Helmet
  • Mountaineering Boots
  • Consider microspikes and gaiters for wet vegetation
  • Masks or equivalent
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