Fortune & Ingalls Peaks


Alpine Scramble - Fortune & Ingalls Peaks

Fortune & South Ingalls 7382 & 7640

COVID-19: Learn about our most up-to-date guidance for participants and leaders on our COVID-19 Response page. All participants and leaders must agree to the COVID-19 Code of Conduct before participating in this Mountaineers activity.
  • Technical 3, Strenuous 4
  • Mileage: 11.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 4,100 ft
8:30 AM at End of North Fork Teanaway River Road
Fortune Peak is the southernmost high point on the ridge which includes North, East, and South Ingalls Peaks. To the east is Ingalls Pass. Northeast is Headlight Basin and Ingalls Lake. Also to the northeast is the dominant peak in the area, Mt. Stuart. To the west is Lake Ann. South are Esmerelda Peaks. The gently rounded summit is at an elevation of 7382'. Ingalls Peaks are located just west of Mount Stuart in the Stuart Range of the North Cascades. There are three peaks, denoted as South, North, and East Ingalls Peak. South Ingalls is the Scramble peak at 7460’ and can be ascended without difficulty.

I-90 E to exit #85, east Cle Elum. On the North side of I-90 follow SR-970 east to the Teanaway River Road. Follow Teanaway River Road N to the North Fork Teanaway River Road. Follow North Fork Teanaway River Road #9737 23 miles to the end.. Driving time is 2 hours, 30 minutes from Seattle 65th Park & Ride.

- Ice Axe is always required.
- Helmets are required for students.
- Trekking poles are recommended.
- Forest Passes are required.

Details to be provided.

Here is a link to a printable map of the area (USGS Mt. Stuart):,-120.945483&t;=t4&z;=14

You can zoom in on this map, Press Ctrl-PrintScreen to copy the screen Image to the clipboard, paste it into the Microsoft Word, Paint, or PowerPoint, crop it to size, and print. Please note I will email a map including the route prior to the trip.


Fortune & Ingalls Peaks

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

The Ten Essentials
Trip Reports