Alpine Scramble - Third Burroughs & Skyscraper Traverse

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Alpine Scramble - Third Burroughs & Skyscraper Traverse

Gorgeous views of Rainier plus a great conditioner at ~15 miles and ~5300' gain from White River Campground.

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  • Technical 3, Snow Scramble, Rock Scramble, Strenuous 5
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 14.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 4,700 ft
  • High Point Elevation: 7,828 ft

Various Park and Rides to accommodate attendees, then 7AM at the White River entrance station restrooms (in prior years the White River Campground restrooms had already been closed this late).  From there we will caravan to the White River Campground/Glacier Basin parking lot (our point of departure).

A beautiful and strenuous trip of ~5300' and ~15 miles (a consolation route/place for our original Tokaloo Rock trip, made much more difficult by snowy conditions). White River Campground to cutoff trail to Burroughs, cutoff trail to 3rd Burroughs, then 2nd Burroughs before cross country travel to Skyscraper Pass and Skyscraper Mountain.  Finally, Wonderland trail to Frozen Lake and descent to White River Campground.

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Third Burroughs & Skyscraper Traverse


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