Tatoosh Range Traverse


Alpine Scramble - Tatoosh Range Traverse

Tatoosh Range Traverse

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  • Strenuous 5, Technical 5
  • Mileage: 10.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 5,000 ft
7:00 AM at Snow Lake Trailhead
A traverse of six of the 11 named, and one unname peaks in the Tatoosh range Starting Point: Snow Lake Trailhead (c.4500')
  1. Stevens Peak (6510') Summit/Class 1
  2. Boundary Peak (6720') Summit/Class 2
  3. Unicorn (6917') Bypass (summit it technical)
  4. Foss Peak (6,524’) – It is unnamed on most maps - Summit/over
  5. The Castle (6440') bypass (~class 4)
  6. Pinnacle Peak (6562') bypass due to time (class 2~3)
Overall this is a T5/S5 scramble. You need to have experience, and confidence in your technical capabilities and conditioning. Note the 7AM start, due to the ambitious route.

Tatoosh Range Traverse

  • USGS Randle

    USGS Mt Rainier East

    USGS Packwood

    USGS Mt Rainier West

    Green Trails Mount Rainier Wonderland No. 269SX
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