Dirty Harry's Peak, Balcony & East Balcony


Alpine Scramble - Dirty Harry's Balcony & East Balcony via Putrid Pete's Peak Trail

Late change to a moderate scramble due to weather. Will be doing dirty harry peak.

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  • Sun, May 26, 2019
  • Seattle Climbing
  • Scrambling
  • Adults
  • Moderate
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 9.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 3,300 ft

Issaquah TC at 7:30AM

Great basic climb.  A few notes:

1.  Must be in shape!!!  You should be able to do Mt. Si with a 20-30lb in under 2:00 Hrs.  

2.  Expectation to have fun and be flexible.  May change last minute due to weather, permits, etc.


Dirty Harry's Peak, Balcony & East Balcony

  • Green Trails Bandera No. 206

    Green Trails Mount Si NRCA No. 206S

    Green Trails Middle Fork Snoqualmie No. 174S
  • See full route/place details.
Required Equipment

Required Equipment

  • The Ten Essentials
  • Mountain boots that can accept crampons (not hiking boots)
  • Crampons
  • An ice axe (not technical ice tools)
  • A back pack (40 to 60 liters)
  • Webbing and accessory cords
  • 6 straight gate carabiners
  • 2 locking carabiners
  • Large pear-shaped carabiner
  • Belay device
  • Climbing harness
  • Helmet
  • Chock pick (nut tool)
  • Rescue pulley
  • Fleece or puffy jacket
  • Rain jacket and full-zip rain pants
  • Belay gloves
  • Warm gloves or mittens
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