Mount Rose


Day Hike - Mount Rose

Join us for a conditioner hike with a nice view at the end. Priority given to Tacoma Alpine Scrambling course students.

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  • Very Strenuous
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 6.4 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 3,500 ft
  • Pace: Conditioner 1250 ft/hr plus

We will meet at the I5 /sr 512 park and ride at 6am.  More details to be emailed to participants before the hike.

A northwest forest pass is required to park at the trailhead.


This is a conditioner hike.  If you would like to do it with a light pack just to get in shape you are welcome to.  If you would like to run this as a full conditioner please show up with a pack weighing between 25 and 40lbs depending on your body weight.  


Mount Rose

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

The Ten Essentials

  1. Navigation
  2. Sun protection
  3. Insulation (extra clothing)
  4. Illumination
  5. First aid supplies
  6. Fire
  7. Repair kit and tools, including knife
  8. Nutrition (extra food)
  9. Hydration (extra water)
  10. Emergency shelter

Microspikes will be needed towards the top.

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