Fay Peak, Hessong Rock & Mount Pleasant


Alpine Scramble - Fay Peak, Hessong Rock & Mount Pleasant

Let's do a counterclockwise loop to tag Fay, East Fay, Pleasant, and Hessong, taking the Knapsack Pass trail to back to the cars. We will add First Mother Mountain if we have the time and energy.

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  • Technical 3, Strenuous 3
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 7.6 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,700 ft
  • Pace: 1,000'/hr on up to class 2 terrain; may slow down in more technical areas

Spray Park Trailhead, time TBD, likely 7 AM.

A lot of this trip will be off trail; please be prepared to move at a moderate pace for several hours over class 2-3 scramble terrain.

We will break once per hour for five minutes to take care of food, water, layers, sun screen, etc, with opportunities for slightly longer breaks at summits. 


Fay Peak, Hessong Rock & Mount Pleasant

  • Green Trails Mt Rainier West No. 269

    USGS Mowich Lake

    Green Trails Mount Rainier Wonderland No. 269SX
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