Trip

Alpine Scramble - Putrid Pete's Peak

Rock scramble oriented toward scramble students

  • Strenuous 3, Technical 2
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 5.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 3,000 ft

Ira Springs Trailhead at 7:00 A.M.  

This is a very busy trailhead.  Even this early, be ready to park on the road.  Meet at the table by the registration stand.

I-90 to exit 45. Turn left and cross under the highway, then veer left onto FR-9030. About one mile from the exit, stay left at the fork onto Mason Lake Road, FR-9031. Park in the lot at the end of this road, 3.8 miles from the highway.  This is a very busy trailhead.  Even this early, be ready to park on the road.  Meet at the table by the registration stand.

Northwest Forest Pass required

This is a strenuous climb but we'll be taking it at a moderate pace.  If you are fast, you may get board with us.  

Bring your helmet and lots of water.  Gloves may be helpful

 

Route/Place

Putrid Pete's Peak


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Required Equipment

Required Equipment

  • The Ten Essentials
  • Helmet
  • Mountaineering Boots
  • Trekking poles or ice axe will be helpful but not mandatory
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