Fortune & Ingalls Peaks


Alpine Scramble - Fortune & Ingalls Peaks

Fortune & South Ingalls 7382 & 7640

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  • Technical 3, Strenuous 4
  • Mileage: 11.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 4,100 ft
6:00 AM at Issaquah Transit Center Park and Ride

Meet inside the Issquah Transit Center parking garage on the first floor in the Northeast corner at 6:00 AM. We will consolidate cars there. Seattle folks should use the club website to arrange carpools to Issaquah.
Call me at 6:00 AM on my cell phone at 425-442-6411 if you are running late or will not be able to come.

- Ice Axe, Helmet and harness. Dark glasses and lots of sunscreen.

ROUTE: (see map link below)
From the Esmeralda Trail Head (end of Tennaway road), we will hike the trail to Ingalls Pass (6450').
From the pass we will hike / scramble west up to Fortune. This will be mostly on snow.
From Fortune we will follow the ridge north down to the saddle then up to South Ingalls. Note that on the map, the listed peak is North Ingalls. South Ingalls is the one south of it, (duh).
From South Ingalls, we will drop down to the saddle between the two Ingalls then turn left (northwest) and drop down in the basin circling counter clockwise under the cliffs until we reach Lake Ann.
From Lake Ann we will follow the trail back to the cars.

I expect the hiking time to be about 8-9 hours. We will find creek water to filter on the way down to Lake Ann, but there might not be anything but snow before that. So bring plenty of water to drink.

Here is a link to printable map of the area, (the very center of which is Fortune 7382'):,-120.951276&t;=t2&z;=15


Fortune & Ingalls Peaks

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