The Palisades & Marcus Peak


Alpine Scramble - The Palisades & Marcus Peak

Primary objective is Marcus Peak. If time and conditions permit we will add The Palisades from the Marcus/Palisades saddle.

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  • Technical 3, Strenuous 3
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 9.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 3,400 ft

Martin Way Park & Ride in Lacey @ 6:00. We can also meet at 7:00 at Enumclaw Safeway for folks coming from the north.


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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