Alpine Scramble - Copper & Iron Mountains (Mount Rainier)

Come enjoy the scenery from two peaks in one of the most beautiful areas of Mount Rainier National Park.

  • Technical 3, Strenuous 4
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 12.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 5,000 ft
  • High Point Elevation: 6,283 ft
  • Pace: Moderate

Meet at South Renton Park and Ride at 5:20am where we can consolidate cars.   Be ready to go at the Kautz Creek trail head at 7:15am for those coming from other directions. 

 We will go at a moderate pace.  Expect there to be snow on the upper parts of the route.  Please read latest trip reports from Mountaineers website and WTA as conditions are getting better everyday.


Copper & Iron Mountains (Mount Rainier)

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

  • The Ten Essentials
  • Helmet
  • Mountaineering Boots
  • Ice Axe
  • Microspikes - just in case.
  • Suggested - Poles.
Trip Reports