Three Way Peak


Alpine Scramble - Three Way Peak

"Not Just ...... Three Way Peak" Important: read description Let's bag 4 Rainier 100 peaks using trails & cross country scramble counter clock wise loop starting at Chinook Pass parking lot: #32 Three Way Pass, #25 Chrystal Mountain (aka Silver King, #41 Crystal Peak and #30 Chinook Peak.

  • Technical 3, Strenuous 5
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 10.5
  • Elevation Gain: 4,600 ft
  • Pace: moderate

8am Ready to scramble:    Chinook Pass Parking lot (Highway 410)

6:15am Carpool    South Renton Park & Ride , 205 S 7th St, Renton, WA 98057

(10.5 miles, 4,600' gain)      

Good route description:

This scramble is mostly T3. It may have some T4 moves, but we will evaluate terrain for T3 routing. Not required for summit credit: T5 move to gain true summit of Three Way Peak.

Please be in good physical condition. 

Weather may require change to Sunday June 25 or to another weekend.


Three Way Peak

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

  • The Ten Essentials
  • Helmet
  • Scramble Mountain Boots
  • Ice Axe
  • Trekking poles (strongly recommended- I believe 11th Essential)
  • Crampons (bring to TH, doubt needed)
  • Sun screen, sunglasses that protect against snow reflection from feet (Example: glacier glasses ), sun hat recommended
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