Alpine Scramble - Kaleetan Peak

You'll feel like you're on top of the world, gazing down at the summit of Chair Peak, more than 20 feet below you.

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  • Strenuous 4, Technical 4
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 12.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 4,800 ft

North Bend Safeway exit 31

6:30 a.m.

We will plan on a loop trip for interest, scrambling up the more challenging white ledges, and returning to Melakwa Lake via the south ridge.  Scramblers should feel comfortable with some exposure and T4 level rock scrambling.


Kaleetan Peak/South Route

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

  • The Ten Essentials
  • Helmet
  • Mountaineering Boots
  • Scramble harness with prusik or Klemheist, and recent practice setting it up.
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