Alpine Scramble - Hoodoo Peak & Raven Ridge


Alpine Scramble - Hoodoo Peak & Raven Ridge

Lots of rock and tons of golden larches!

  • Strenuous 4, Technical 5
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 14.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 5,900 ft

See "Leader's Notes" "More+" below.

-- Wearing boots that go over the ankle, no low-top shoes at any time
-- Helmet
-- Overnight gear (tent/bivy, sleeping bag, pad, etc.)
-- Headlamp w/ good batteries (and extra batteries)
-- Ice axe & crampons might be needed, TBD

We'll only do this trip if the weather forecasts say blue sky, and the smoke forecasts are friendly.
Our pace will be slightly faster than average...on a scale of 1-10 the average is 5.5 and our pace will be 6.
Our group will stay together the entire fast people way ahead and no slow people way behind.
There are some reports of black bears so maybe bring a bear container for your food.
There should be tons of golden larches. :)
We might climb Hoodoo peak on Saturday before dinner.
It's a new moon so the stars should be bright.
If you want you can bring a little alcohol for camp Saturday night (no glass).
It might be kind of chilly at night.
For safety reason the minimum group size is 5 people, if less than 5 then the trip will be canceled.
Sunset at 6:15pm, sunrise at 7:20am.
It's roughly a 4.5 hour drive from Seattle.
We might get back to the cars around 3pm-ish on Sunday.
No parking pass needed.
Please arrange your own carpooling.
Caltopo map of our can export the track to your device.
On Wed evening before our trip I'll send an email with more info.

When to meet:
Saturday before 11am - we'll aim to leave the cars and start hiking at around 11am-ish, so arrive before that to get ready. Note: It takes roughly 4.5 hours to get there from Seattle so maybe leave home around 6am-ish.
Where to meet:
Libby Lake trailhead, elev 4430 ft
Lat/Long = 48.2761731, -120.2904233


Hoodoo Peak & Raven Ridge

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

See "Leader's Notes" "More+" above.

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