The Brothers/South Couloir


Alpine Scramble - The Brothers/South Couloir

The most prominent Olympic Peaks as seen from Seattle. Both challenging and rewarding.

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  • Strenuous 5, Technical 4, Basic Alpine Climb
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 17.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 6,200 ft

Lena Lake Trailhead 47.5997, -123.1511


The Brothers is a long and challenging trip, there will be steep snow, rock climbing and lots of elevation gain. You should be very physically fit to go on this trip. This is also an overnight trip, so you will need tenting gear in addition to normal scrambling gear.

Please note that this trip is starting on a Friday, the overnight area at Lena Forks can get full on the weekends.

Priority and early registration for (A) Group students. 


The Brothers/South Couloir

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