Dry Creek


Alpine Scramble - Dry Creek

Attempting Dry Mountain (changed from Lightning Peak for various reasons). Trip intended to raise awareness of the Paul Wiseman Memorial Bench Peaks pin; Dry is one of 11 peaks on that list. Participants must be capable scramblers comfortable with early season condition variability.

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  • Moderate, Strenuous
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 14.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 3,800 ft

TBD by trip participants.  Keep Sunday April 18 open as a rain date.

This trip is primarily for those chasing the Paul Wiseman Memorial Bench Peaks pin; though other capable scramblers are also welcome.  Dry Mountain is one of 11 peaks on that list.  More info on the Paul Pin here:  https://www.mountaineers.org/membership/badges/award-badges/olympia-branch/olympia-branch-paul-wiseman-memorial-bench-peaks

Early season conditions may raise the commitment level of this outing.



Dry Creek

  • Green Trails Mt Steel No. 167

    Green Trails Mt Tebo No. 199

    Custom Correct Mount Skokomish - Lake Cushman

    USGS Mt Skokomish

    USGS Lightning Peak

    USGS Mt Tebo

    Green Trails Olympic Mountains East No. 168S
  • See full route/place details.
Required Equipment

Required Equipment

  • The Ten Essentials
  • Helmet
  • Mountaineering Boots
  • Ice Axe
  • Crampons
  • Personal gear sufficient to make use of fixed line and other advanced scramble techniques, such as a prussik loop and a harness or "hasty harness," should they become necessary.
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