Scorpion Mountain

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Day Hike - Scorpion Mountain

Ridge hike to Scorpion Mountain with views of Glacier Peak and Monte Cristo peaks, with meadows and wildflowers.

Info
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  • Moderate/Strenuous
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 8.4 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,500 ft
  • High Point Elevation: 5,540 ft
  • Pace: 2.0 or adjusted to group's pace

Meet in Monroe at Safeway at 730am for carpools.  Trailhead is about 6.5 mile in on Forest Road 6520 off of Beckler Road.

Route/Place

Scorpion Mountain



  • USGS Monte Cristo

    USGS Bench Mark Mtn

    Green Trails Monte Cristo No. 143

    Green Trails Benchmark Mtn No. 144
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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
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