The Palisades & Marcus Peak


Alpine Scramble - The Palisades & Marcus Peak

Scramble of both Marcus and Palisades Peaks. Priority to Olympia scramble students in need of a scramble to complete course requirements through Tuesday, September 19, 10:00PM. Open to everyone else at 10:01PM the 19th.

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

TBD -  Probably 7AM at Sunrise Point

Let's take advantage of some good weather and grab two more peak on the Rainier 100 list. The plan is to complete both peaks from Sunrise Point and the trail to Hidden Lake.  The trail portion begins with a downhill and then undulates until we begin the off-trail scramble. We'll return on the trail. 

Plan on the easy side of moderate pace. Trail section about 2.5mph and climbing at 1000' to 1200' hour.  Further details to be sent on Friday after registration closes. 


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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