Mount St. Helens/Monitor Ridge


Alpine Scramble - Mount St. Helens/Monitor Ridge

One day scramble of Mt. St. Helens.

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  • Strenuous 4, Technical 2
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 9.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 4,700 ft
  • Pace: Apx 2 mph/1,000 vertical feet/hr
Drive down Sunday afternoon, arrive at TH around 7-8pm.  Camp at/near trailhead for an early start. 
Carpools recommended.  

This trip is weather/condition dependent. 

Climbing fee: due on day of trip - climbing permit/reservation cost per person is $16.

Parking Pass: Northwest Forest Pass or America the Beautiful required for each vehicle.  

Contact me if you'd like to join.  


Mount St. Helens/Monitor Ridge

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

  • The Ten Essentials
  • Helmet
  • Mountaineering Boots
  • Micro-Spikes
  • Poles
  • Warm Layers, hat, gloves
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