The Palisades & Marcus Peak


Alpine Scramble - The Palisades & Marcus Peak

Moderate, easily accessed scramble in MRNP.

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  • Technical 3, Strenuous 3
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 9.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 3,400 ft
  • High Point Elevation: 7,040 ft
  • Pace: moderate

Meet at 06:15 @ S Renton P&R

or be ready to hike 08:00 @ Sunrise Point MRNP

We'll carpool from Renton P&R according to current Covid comfort levels etc. Drivers will need a Nat'l Parks or equivalent pass to enter the park. 

I'd like to do a lollipop loop, clockwise, tagging provisional peak "Sourdough" en route to Marcus, with an option to tag Brown Pk before returning south to the TH. Per B Hill 8/4/21 peakbagger TR, the traverse between Marcus and Sourdough was "enjoyable".


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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