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Alpine Scramble - Palisades Peak

Palisades Peak scramble ascent via Upper Palisades Lake. Descent via Hidden Lake.

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  • Technical 3, Strenuous 3
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 8.5 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 3,100 ft

Let's meet at 9:00 am just inside the White River entrance.

Driving time from Green Lake, Seattle is about 1:50 (hour:min).

My favorite area of Mount Rainier National Park. The north ridge approach involves rock scrambling over and around columnar basalt. Slight exposure. Descend via Hidden Lake  adds to the scenery. 

I prefer small parties, hence the limit of 7.

Typical car-to-car time is 6:30 (hour:min)

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Palisades Peak


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