McClellan Butte


Alpine Scramble - McClellan Butte

Close to town and really fun scramble. Fast paced, but there might be blueberries that could slow us down at times.

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

Upper trailhead at 8am.

Fast paced hike with a rock scrambling section (students will get Rock Credit).

We'll be moving at around 2 miles per hour with short 1-2 min breaks every 45 mins to 1 hour, and a longer break at the summit, but we will not leave anyone behind.

While leaders permission is not required, please self evaluate for conditioning. For reference, base of Mount Si haystack in less than 2 hrs.

Ice axes are not needed, but headlamp, helmet, and a good attitude are required.

Please come prepared to come help with navigation as needed.

If you want to discuss more about the trip plan - email me directly. 


McClellan Butte

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