Pinnacle Peak & The Castle


Backcountry Ski/Snowboard - Castle-Pinnacle Saddle

Castle Saddle

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  • Sun, Feb 12, 2012
  • Backcountry Skiing
  • Intermediate
  • Adults
  • Moderate
  • For Beginners (Getting Started Series)
  • Mileage: 6.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 1,400 ft

8:30 AM at Longmire Museum

Intermediate or better backcountry skiing or backcountry boarding level expected. Skier oriented trip. Skins, beacon, shovel, probe required. The destination is subject to change based on conditions and the opening time for the Longmire gate. Leader permission required if you have not successfully completed at least one Mountaineers M1 or M2 trip.


Pinnacle Peak & The Castle

  • USGS Mt Rainier East

    Green Trails Mt Rainier East No. 270

    Green Trails Mount Rainier Wonderland No. 269SX
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