Merchant Peak


Alpine Scramble - Merchant Peak

Scramble to Summit of Merchant Peak near US Hwy 2 near Baring.

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  • Strenuous 4, Technical 5
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 6.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 3,900 ft

Barclay Lake TH by 8:00 AM

Merchant Peak, 6113’ (R4-5) (USGS Baring) 6 mi. 3900’ gain. Helmets and Ice Axes Required. Meet at Barclay Lake TH by 8:00 a.m.  Surprisingly difficult scramble for short mileage.  Real danger of Rock Fall.  Limited Group size.  Leader: Mike Sweeney.  Cell: 425.417.3081.  E-mail:


Merchant Peak

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