Dirty Harry's Peak, Balcony & East Balcony


Day Hike - Dirty Harry's Balcony & Peak

Hikes with Spikes. Enjoys views from the balcony, then better, but obstructed views from the peak. Challenging trip up into the snow. See leader's note.

COVID-19: Learn about our most up-to-date guidance for participants and leaders on our COVID-19 Response page. All participants and leaders must agree to the COVID-19 Code of Conduct before participating in this Mountaineers activity.
  • Strenuous
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 10.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 3,550 ft
  • High Point Elevation: 4,662 ft
  • Pace: 1.5-2.5

Meet at 8 AM  at TH   Discover Pass Required

From Seattle, take exit 38 towards the Fire Training Academy. After exiting, head right at the stop sign and drive 1.8 miles. The road comes to a junction. Turn left to go underneath the freeway and you will see the parking lot ahead of you with a trailhead sign and a bathroom.

Covid-19  We will follow all Mountaineers Protocols.  Bring a cloth face mask and hand sanitizers.  The mask must be worn when within 6' of others.

This is a challenging trek and participants must be in great condition and be able to maintain a moderate pace 1.5 MPH up and 2.5 MPH down.  The top 1000' or more will be on snow with a packed down layer with some fresh snow on top.  Participants must be comfortable with extensive snow travel.  Microspikes and two trekking poles are required. This trip is weather and safe conditions dependent. Should be great fun and a great work-out.  Rob


Dirty Harry's Peak, Balcony & East Balcony

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Required Equipment

Required Equipment

The Ten Essentials

  • Navigation
  • Headlamp
  • Sun protection
  • First aid
  • Knife
  • Fire
  • Shelter
  • Extra food
  • Extra water
  • Extra clothes
  • Two trekking poles
  • Microspikes
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