Third Mother Mountain


Alpine Scramble - Third Mother Mountain

Overnight camping and Scrambling in Rainier. The plan is to climb Second Mother Mountain and Third Mother Mountain

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  • Strenuous 4, Technical 5
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 18.0
  • Elevation Gain: 4,500 ft

Carbon River TH at 7.30AM

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Considering this is an overnight trip, please consider covid precautions/awareness of other participants. If you are not vaccinated/are working/living at risk for covid exposure, please email me and we can identify if this is the right trip for you!
Leader has already purchased camping permits - 26$ and members can pitch in- if desired.
1. Start at 7.30AM - bike to green lake trail (4-5miles) 
2. Set up camp at : Ipsut Creek Campground (I will make reservations online)
3. Hike Wonderland trail and setup camp below second mother mountain and climb Second mother mountain (7-10 miles)
4. Come back to camp, enjoy sunset looking at Mount Rainier and rest 
1. Start at 7.30 AM - pack up tent and  Climb Third mother mountain  (3-4 miles)
2. Come back - pick up our tents and head to Green lake TH (2-3 miles)
3. Bike back to cars (4-5 miles on bike)
Gear :
1. Approach shoes/mountaineering boots
2. Ice axe & helmet
3. Tents
4. Sleeping Bags/ Sleeping pads
5. Approach bikes (they can be useful to speed up the boring road walk) - I don't have a bike and will probably borrow one /rent one for the weekend

Third Mother Mountain

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

  • The Ten Essentials
  • Helmet
  • Mountaineering Boots
  • Ice Axe
  • Overnight camping gear
  • Approach Bike/mountain bike
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