Crescent Mountain & Tyee Peak


Alpine Scramble - Crescent Mountain

Join us on an epic adventure scramble, to chase down a handful of the Rainier 100 peaks. Crescent Mountain is a long way from the trail head. You will need a bike and a great attitude.

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  • Strenuous 4, Technical 3
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 25.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 6,500 ft
  • High Point Elevation: 6,715 ft


This will be a tough day that involves a bike ride on rough trail, navigational challenges, side-hiling, bushwhacking, scrambling and all out type II fun.   On top of that it is unknown how much snow has fallen and stuck up there.  



Crescent Mountain & Tyee Peak

  • USGS Golden Lakes

    Green Trails Mt Rainier West No. 269

    Green Trails Mount Rainier Wonderland No. 269SX

    USGS Mowich Lake

    USGS Sunrise
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Required Equipment

Required Equipment

  • The Ten Essentials
  • Mountain Bike or Bike that can handle rough road
  • Helmet
  • Hasty Harness
  • Mountaineering or stiff Boots
  • Ice Axe
  • Traction Devices
  • Possible overnight bivy gear
  • Lunch and Snacks
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