Mount Ellinor & Mount Washington


Basic Alpine Climb - Mount Washington/Standard Route

Mount Washington via Route 1

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  • Fri, Jun 13, 2014
  • Tacoma Climbing Subcommittee
  • Climbing
  • Basic Alpine
  • Adults
  • Technical 3, Strenuous 3, Basic Alpine Climb
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 6.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 3,200 ft

6:00am at the Hoodsport Area Visitor Center/Ranger Station. 150 N Lake Cushman Rd Hoodsport, WA 98548

We'll meet at the ranger station and carpool to the trailhead, about a 45 min drive.  While this climb is fairly short in distance and elevation gain, it provides a good mix of moderate snow and rock terrain.


Mount Ellinor & Mount Washington

  • USGS Mt Skokomish

    USGS Mt Washington

    Green Trails Olympic Mountains East No. 168S

    Custom Correct Mount Skokomish - Lake Cushman
  • See full route/place details.
Required Equipment

Required Equipment

  • The Ten Essentials
  • Mountain boots that can accept crampons (not hiking boots)
  • Crampons
  • Ice axe
  • Webbing and accessory cords
  • 3 straight gate carabiners
  • 2 locking carabiners
  • Large pear-shaped carabiner
  • Leader tie off (Prusik loop)
  • Belay device
  • Climbing harness
  • Helmet
  • Belay gloves
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