Meany Crest


Alpine Scramble - Meany Crest

Moderate paced scramble to Meany Crest at Mt. Rainier National Park. The vertical gain is approximately 3400 feet in approximately 11 miles round trip.

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  • Technical 3, Strenuous 3
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 11.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 3,400 ft

Summerland Trail Head at Mt. Rainier National Park

Be ready to start the tour at 8:00 am.

National park permit required: National Park Pass

Car Pool Location

This will be a moderate paced scramble.  Trip participants must be within voice distance of the participant behind them.

Enclosed is a map (page 1 and page 2), description , profile  and segments of the route.  We will return to the trail head prior to 5:00 pm.

Please check your email after 9 pm on the day before the trip, and in the morning before you leave for route changes due to weather conditions.  If you do not receive an email at either of these times, the route has not changed.

The actual route will depend on the terrain, weather conditions and participants’ abilities. If needed, an alternate, safer destination will be chosen by group consensus.

Helmets are mandatory.

We will conduct a post trip feedback discussion at the cars.


Meany Crest

  • Green Trails Mount Rainier Wonderland No. 269SX

    Green Trails Mt Rainier East No. 270

    Trails Illustrated Mount Rainier National Park

    USGS Mt Rainier East
  • See full route/place details.
Required Equipment

Required Equipment

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