Putrid Pete's Peak

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Alpine Scramble - Putrid Pete's Peak

Midweek scramble to Pete's Putrid Peak, with a traverse to Defiance and hike out via Mason Lake trail

  • Wed, Jul 27, 2016
  • Seattle Alpine Scrambling
  • Scrambling
  • Singles, 20-30 Somethings, Retired Rovers, Adults
  • Technical 2, Strenuous 4
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 9.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 3,600 ft

When: 4:30 pm

Where: Ira Springs Trailhead

Directions: Take exit 45 off of I-90 and turn north onto FR 9030. A little over three quarters of a mile from the exit, stay left onto FR 9031. Follow it to its end and the trailhead for the Ira Spring Trail #1038. Road is one-lane gravel and dirt.

Join us for an after-hours scramble up P3.  If weather and ascent time is good, we will traverse from P3 to Defiance and descend the trail from there past Mason Lake back to the cars.  Otherwise, we will return to the cars via the ascent route.

Pace will be moderate, but we will keep moving to allow us to reach both objectives. 

Sunset is 8:50pm.  Please be sure to bring a head lamp as there is a good chance we will descend the trail in the dark.

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Putrid Pete's Peak


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