Alpine Scramble - Foss Peak/Unicorn Creek

A last minute trip. To a great area near Mount Rainier in the Tatoosh Mountain Range.

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  • Strenuous 3, Technical 2
  • For Beginners (Getting Started Series)
  • Mileage: 4.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 1,900 ft

Meet at the South Renton Park (S. Grady Way) @ 6 a.m.

This will be a slow pace trip. We will decide as a group the route we will take. Distance and elevation gain will be  different then what is posted, because of road closers and route selection.


This trip may go as a private trip is not enough people sign-up because of the last minute posting.


Foss Peak/Unicorn Creek

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

  • The Ten Essentials
  • Helmet
  • Mountaineering Boots
  • Ice Axe
  • Optional Snowshoes
  • Optional Micro-Spikes and or Crampons.
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