Alpine Scramble - Guye Peak/East Route

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Alpine Scramble - Guye Peak/East Route

Evening trip, T5+ rock, tons of exposure, read leader notes!

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  • Strenuous 2, Technical 5
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 5.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,200 ft

See Leader Notes...click "More+" below.

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Required:
- Previous T5 rock scrambling experience!
- Comfort on rock with LOTS of exposure!!
- Helmet
- Mountaineering boots (no climbing shoes)
- Headlamp with good batteries
- Extra batteries
- Harness (such as a webbing harness tied with a water knot)
- Locking carabiner
- Cord loop (for a klemheist or prusik)
- NW Forest Pass for each vehicle (not a Discover Pass)

This is an after-hours evening trip, finishing in the dark.
Leave your ice ax at home.
Trip takes roughly 5+ hrs from car to car.
Sunset is at 9:08pm.
We'll descend the easy trail down the north side of Guye.

We'll only do this trip if the rock is dry and there's no rain in the forecast...if the trip is canceled due to weather then there won't be an alternate destination.

Here's our approximate route...
...on a Google Terrain topo map (zoom in for more detail)
...on a USGS topo map (zoom in for more detail)

When to meet:
We'll leave the cars and start hiking at 4:30pm
Where to meet:
Snoqualmie PCT Commonwealth TH, elev 3020 ft
This is NOT at Alpental
I-90 exit 52 then 0.3 mi NE to TH
Lat/Long = 47.428182, -121.413651
40 min from I-90/I-405 intersection
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Route/Place

Guye Peak/East Route


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Required Equipment

Required Equipment

See Leader Notes...click "More+" above.

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