Yellowjacket Tower/East Flank


Basic Alpine Climb - Yellowjacket Tower/East Flank

A one-day climb of a granite tower above Icicle Creek near Leavenworth. Qualifies as a basic rock experience climb for Olympia students.

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  • Technical 3, Basic Rock Climb, Strenuous 1
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 2.5 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,250 ft

Preference given to Olympia basic alpine students. I plan to drive up the previous day after work and camp along Icicle Creek. Participants may come with me or drive up Saturday morning (allow at least 3 1/2 hours via Snoqualmie and Blewett Passes). Meet at 7:00 am at the turnout along the Icicle Creek road.

I've heard that the summit is quite airy!


Yellowjacket Tower/East Flank

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