Castle Peak & First Mother Mountain

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Alpine Scramble - Castle Peak & First Mother Mountain

After work scramble of one of the Rainier 100 peaks.

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  • Technical 3, Strenuous 2
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 5.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 1,750 ft
  • Pace: Moderate

We will meet at Blue Max Meats in Buckley at 2:30pm with the goal of reaching the Tolmie Peak Trailhead by 4pm. 

The drive to Mowich Lake involves about 17 miles of potholed, gravel road.  The road opened for the season on July 9th.

This will be Castle Peak only.  We will move at a casual, but deliberate pace.  The goal is to summit and return to the trail before nightfall.  Be sure you have your headlamp and good batteries.

You should be comfortable navigating off-trail at night (just in case).

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Castle Peak & First Mother Mountain


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