Alpine Scramble - Echo Rock & Observation Rock


Alpine Scramble - Echo Rock & Observation Rock

Larger-than-life, very strenuous double scramble. Complete with both snow and steep rock scrambling, up-close views of Rainier, and wildflowers.

  • Strenuous 5, Technical 4
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 13.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 4,600 ft

Wilburton Park & Ride (Bellevue), 6:00am. (Or Mowich Lake parking area, 8:00am.)

This is a very strenuous double scramble, with tremendous rewards if good weather. Participants must be physically fit with good endurance, and confident on (somewhat) loose rock with height exposure. Observation is a snow scramble; Echo is a rock scramble.

There is a $15-per-vehicle park entrance fee for those who do not have an annual pass or America the Beautiful Pass.


Echo Rock, Observation Rock & Tillicum Point

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