Mount Bigelow, Switchback Peak & Martin Peak


Alpine Scramble - Mount Bigelow, Switchback Peak & Martin Peak

This will be a moderate paced scramble of 3 Bulger list peaks covering 22 miles with 7,600 feet of elevation gain.

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  • Strenuous 5, Technical 5
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 26.5 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 7,600 ft

TBD.  We will most likely meet Friday night and carpool to the trailhead so we can get an early start on Saturday.

We will hike to upper Eagle Lake on Saturday and set up camp and then scramble Mount Bigelow.  On Sunday we will start out eary and scramble both Switchback and Martin Peaks returning to camp at upper Eagle Lake.  On Monday the 4th of July we will get an early start returning to the cars no later than 10 a.m. and returning to Seattle in th eearly afternoon.  Leaders permission will be required.  Please include an estimate of your fitness level and scrambling experience when requesting to be added.


Mount Bigelow, Switchback Peak & Martin Peak

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

  • The Ten Essentials
  • Helmet
  • Mountaineering Boots
  • Ice Axe
  • Crampons
  • Hasty Harness (climbing harness)
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