Goat Island Mountain (Mount Rainier)

Trip

Alpine Scramble - Goat Island Mountain (Mount Rainier)

Destination changed from Mt Ruth.

  • Technical 3, Strenuous 3
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 12.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 3,500 ft

Wilburton Park & Ride (I-405 / Bellevue), 5:30am

Need to have excellent physical conditioning & endurance. Involves 3,000’ off-trail ascent in snow (4,500’ gain in total), and the air gets thin for the last 1,500’ gain.

First 2 days of registration reserved for Everett members, for completion of course requirements. Open to members of all branches starting Mon June 3 @ 10:00pm.

Need National Park pass, Mt Rainier annual pass, America the Beautiful pass (one per vehicle), or pay single-day fee at entrance.

Route/Place

Goat Island Mountain (Mount Rainier)


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Required Equipment

Required Equipment

  • The Ten Essentials
  • Helmet
  • Mountaineering Boots
  • Ice Axe
  • Sandals, Water Shoes or Trash Sneakers required (for creek crossing)
  • Positive attitude required :-)
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