Third Burroughs & Skyscraper Traverse

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Alpine Scramble - Third Burroughs & Skyscraper Traverse

A strenuous/beautiful scramble of ~15 miles/~4900' to summits of 3rd/2nd Burroughs, and Skyscraper Mountain from the White River Campground.

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  • Technical 3, Snow Scramble, Rock Scramble
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 15.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 4,900 ft
  • High Point Elevation: 7,828 ft

Various P&Rs to accommodate attendees, then 7am near the restrooms in the Glacier Basin parking lot within the White River Campground.

A strenuous/beautiful scramble of ~15 miles/~4900' to summits of 3rd/2nd Burroughs, and Skyscraper Mountain from the White River Campground.

The trip begins and ends at the White River Campground. We will start by hiking the Glacier Basin trail, then turn NW on the Burroughs Mt connector trail to ultimately reach 3rd Burroughs. From there we will visit 2nd Burroughs, followed by a cross country traverse to Skyscraper. Finally, we will hike the Wonderland trail through Berkeley Park to reach Frozen Lake and descend to reach the White River Campground.  Photos from prior trips can be seen  here.

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Third Burroughs & Skyscraper Traverse


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