Alpine Scramble - Panorama Point

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Alpine Scramble - Panorama Point

Early season scramble to Panorama Point Area

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  • Moderate
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 5.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 1,300 ft
  • High Point Elevation: 6,500 ft

Eastgate P&R (west side of parking structure) at 6:15 am.

This will be a strenuous day at a moderate pace. Current conditions are thin and will likely include a carry up to Pan Point. Please bring avy gear (beacon, shovel & probe).  It will also be  cold and possibly windy so bring  warm layers and a good windproof outer layer.

Route/Place

Panorama Point



  • USGS Mt Rainier East

    Green Trails Mt Rainier East No. 270

    Green Trails Paradise No. 270S

    Green Trails Mount Rainier Wonderland No. 269SX
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Required Equipment

Required Equipment

  • The Ten Essentials
  • Boots, skis/snowboard, poles
  • Climbing skins (or other method to travel uphill on snow)
  • Ski & boot crampons recommended
  • Ice Axe or Whippet ski pole
  • Helmet
  • Avalanche shovel (metal blade)
  • Avalanche beacon
  • Avalanche probe
  • Warm Clothes
  • Lunch, snacks, & water
  • Thermos of hot liquid
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