Guye Peak/North Route


Alpine Scramble - Guye Peak/North Route

Guye Peak 5168

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 2
  • Mileage: 5.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,200 ft
8:00 AM at 1/4 mile north on Alpental Road
Guye Peak is on the north side of Snoqualmie Pass and is the first peak seen from the Highway. We will take the Commonwealth Basin approach. This is a good snow scramble with great views of all major nearby peaks.

Drive E on I-90 to the first Snoqualmie Pass exit. Cross under freeway to Alpental Road and drive ¼ mile to the turnout on the east side of the Alpental Road just past the Sahale Ski Club. Distance is 54 miles from Seattle 65th Park & Ride and the driving time is approximately 1 hr.

- Ice Axe is required.
- Trekking poles are recommended.
- No parking pass is needed at the trailhead.

From the road we will follow the edge of the Sahale Ski Area into Commonwealth Basin around the east side of Guye, then head uphill to the ridge between Guye and Snoqualmie Mountain, and south/uphill to the summit. I will provide a topo map prior to the trip.


Guye Peak/North Route

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

The Ten Essentials
Trip Reports