McClellan Butte


Alpine Scramble - McClellan Butte

This is a Tacoma Scramble course event for Tacoma Scramble Course Students. We will car pool via logging road to the trailhead. Vaccination Cards need to be provided for confirmation. See meetup info.

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 3, Rock Scramble, Strenuous
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 9.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 3,700 ft

We will meet at the west side of the North Bend Safeway parking lot 8:00 am and drive cars to the trail. Note we will not be starting from the listed trailhead near I-90. We will instead take a logging road to the trail.  Also - Bring you proof of Covid vaccination card.

This is mainly a trail approach and rock scramble climb. Axe may be necessary, depending on condition at gorge crossings. Participants must have completed a conditioner of 3000 feet gain prior to doing this climb.


McClellan Butte

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