Alpine Scramble - Mount St. Helens/Monitor Ridge


Alpine Scramble - Mount St. Helens/Monitor Ridge

Challenging day trip to the top of this infamous volcano.

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  • Strenuous 4, Technical 3
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 9.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 4,700 ft
  • High Point Elevation: 8,360 ft
  • Pace: Moderate/Casual

Climbers Bivouac. Time TBD

Very early a.m. start from Olympia, camping at Climbers' Bivouac the night before is optional.  No fee, permit is self-issued at trailhead. Northwest Forest Pass or America the Beautiful required for each vehicle. Trip is weather dependent.


Mount St. Helens/Monitor Ridge

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

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