Copper & Iron Mountains (Mount Rainier)

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Alpine Scramble - Copper & Iron Mountains (Mount Rainier)

One day/one way traverse (~5600' gain, and ~15 miles) of Iron Mt, Copper Mt, and Pyramid Peak from Longmire to West Side Road (Dry Falls parking lot) that includes an exciting crossing of Tahoma Creek suspension bridge.

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  • Technical 3, Strenuous 4
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 12.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 5,000 ft

Dry Falls parking lot at 7AM to stage car for shuttle before piling everyone in one car to reach Longmire starting place.

One day/one way traverse (~5600' gain, and ~15 miles) of Iron Mt, Copper Mt, and Pyramid Peak from Longmire to West Side Road (Dry Falls parking lot) that includes an exciting  crossing of Tahoma Creek suspension bridge.  Will leave Wonderland Trail at Squaw Lake to head up south slope of Iron Peak before continuing traverse to Copper Mt.  Will scramble down northern slope of Copper Mt before continuing on to Pyramid Peak.  After Pyramid we'll head to Mirror Lakes to reach the Tahoma Creek suspension bridge and trail back to Dry Falls parking lot.

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Copper & Iron Mountains (Mount Rainier)


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