Mount Ellinor & Mount Washington


Alpine Scramble - Mount Washington (Olympics)

We will take the standard scrambling route: Grade 1, Class 3. Moderate pace to enjoy the views of Puget Sound. Preference given to Olympia Scrambling new graduates. Two slots are saved for new Olympia Branch Members. If you are from another branch, please state so in your email to be placed on waiting list.

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  • Technical 3, Strenuous 3
  • For Beginners (Getting Started Series)
  • Mileage: 6.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 3,200 ft

Haggen's Grocery Store in West Olympia at 6 am for carpooling. Leave promptly at 6:15 due to limited trailhead parking.

Bring plenty of water. The group will carry a rope and anchors in case they are needed. It's a thrilling scamble trip. Leader has lots of climbing experience and patience with beginners. It's all about having a fun trip. Can spent time reviewing  stance, hand holds and foot placement for those who request it.


Mount Ellinor & Mount Washington

  • USGS Mt Skokomish

    USGS Mt Washington

    Green Trails Olympic Mountains East No. 168S

    Custom Correct Mount Skokomish - Lake Cushman
  • See full route/place details.
Required Equipment

Required Equipment

  • The Ten Essentials
  • Helmet
  • Mountaineering Boots
  • Ice Axe, probably not needed. Leader will advise prior to trip.
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