The Palisades & Marcus Peak


Alpine Scramble - The Palisades & Marcus Peak

A fantastic fall scramble, usually includes goats and elk, and the first colors of fall.

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  • Technical 3, Strenuous 3
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 9.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 3,400 ft

Meet at South Renton P&R at 6:15am for carpooling.

8am at Sunrise Point packs on ready to go.

I intend to take the Hidden Lake route to Palisades Peak, drop back down into the saddle then rock scramble up the north ridge to Marcus, climb down to the south saddle and follow the south ridge all the way back to the Dege Peak trail, without dropping back down into the valley.


The Palisades & Marcus Peak

  • Green Trails Mount Rainier Wonderland No. 269SX

    Green Trails Mt Rainier East No. 270

    USGS White River Park
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