Pinnacle Peak & The Castle (winter)


Intermediate Snowshoe - Pinnacle Peak & The Castle (winter)

Castle Pinnacle Saddle

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  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 6.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 1,400 ft
9:30 AM at Longmire by Museum
Gay Gibson is co-leader and actual BOSS. Trip is 5 mi, 1400' gain. Moderate pace. Avalanche beacons, shovels and probes highly recommended. Will probably dig snow pit for analysis on the way up. Avalanches NOT allowed. Alternate trip if road not open by reasonable time will be Rampart Ridge from Longmire. Alternate trip for high avalanche danger will be Mazama Ridge from Narada Falls. Think Snow!

Pinnacle Peak & The Castle (winter)

  • USGS Mt Rainier East

    Green Trails Mt Rainier East No. 270

    Green Trails Mount Rainier Wonderland No. 269SX
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