Alpine Scramble - Mount Pilchuck/East Ridge


Alpine Scramble - Mount Pilchuck/East Ridge

The plan is to scramble Pilchuck using beautiful and seldom travelled East Ridge route.

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  • Technical 3, Strenuous 3
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 10.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,800 ft

Verlot Ranger Station at 6:30 AM.

We will start from Pinnacle / Bear Lake TH, follow the trail to the Pinnacle lake, then start scrambling on the left side of the lake, continue in a streambed going up in the steep Iodine Gulch which will take us in the beautiful Bathtub Lakes area. From there we will follow the ridge to the summit. No crowds guaranteed until we will get on the summit.


Mount Pilchuck/East Ridge

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