The Palisades & Marcus Peak


Alpine Scramble - The Palisades & Marcus Peak

Summertime scramble to two peaks on the Sunrise side of Mt. Rainier National Park

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  • Technical 3, Strenuous 3
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 9.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 3,400 ft
  • Pace: Moderate -- target goal 1,000 ft/hr.

6:30am at Safeway in Enumclaw.  Various park and rides to be determined based on participant locations.

Our goal is to complete both peaks.  Marcus and Palisades are in the Sourdough Mountains on the Sunrise side of Mt. Rainier National Park.  We'll travel at a moderate pace.  We'll take breaks as needed for food/water/and pictures.  This trip is exploratory for leader, however, I have been scrambling and hiking on various trails in the vicinity.


The Palisades & Marcus Peak

  • Green Trails Mount Rainier Wonderland No. 269SX

    Green Trails Mt Rainier East No. 270

    USGS White River Park
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