Ira Spring & Putrid Pete's Peak Trails


Alpine Scramble - Putrid Pete's Peak & Mount Defiance Loop

Loop scramble with opportunity for great views. We will start at the lower trailhead in the interest of more conditioning.

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  • Moderate/Strenuous
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 10.8 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 4,400 ft
  • Pace: moderate

7:30 a.m. North Bend Safeway exit 31

If the rock is likely to be wet for Putrid Peak, we will redirect to doing only Defiance.


Ira Spring & Putrid Pete's Peak Trails

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

  • The Ten Essentials
  • Helmet
  • Mountaineering Boots
  • Ice Axe and microspikes optional based on recent trip reports
  • Scramble harness and prusik or klemheist
Trip Reports