Trip

Alpine Scramble - Vesper Peak

Vesper, a classic alpine scramble with the potential for views that just don't end

Info
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  • Technical 3, Strenuous 3
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 8.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 4,000 ft

Meet up Location for Carpooling : McCollum Park Park & Ride, 128th Street Southeast, Everett, WA

Meet up Time: 6:00

Drive time: 1 hr 30 min

Trail Head Meeting Time: 7:30 -  Make sure your car has NW Forest Pass

Start walking time: 8:00

  1. Trail Time:  Up  - 5  hours (assuming lots of snow)  Turn around time 2:00   Down 4

Gear Requirements: Ice Axe, Helmet, Micro Spikes or Crampons , Hasty Harness , Locking carabineer, klemheist cords, 10 Essentials

Recent Trip Reports:  http://www.wta.org/go-hiking/hikes/vesper-peak

Route/Place

Vesper Peak


Roster
Required Equipment

Required Equipment

  • The Ten Essentials
  • Helmet
  • Mountaineering Boots
  • Ice Axe
  • Micro Spikes or Crampons , Hasty Harness , Locking carabineer, klemheist cords

Trip Reports