Winter Scramble - Arthur Peak

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Winter Scramble - Arthur Peak

A rare visit to Falls Creek Falls and majestic winter views of Willis Wall on the northern aspect of Mount Rainier. This strenuous trip is 3700 feet elevation gain and 9 miles (round trip) with 'up close and personal' interactions with a true northwest rain forest.

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  • Sun, Mar 31, 2019
  • Seattle Alpine Scrambling Subcommittee - Winter Scrambling
  • Scrambling
  • Adults
  • Winter Scramble
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 9.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 3,700 ft

Various park and rides to accommodate attendees, then 7:30am at the end of the Carbon River Road (where it is closed to vehicular traffic and near the old Ranger Station/restrooms).

A rare visit to Falls Creek Falls and majestic winter views of Willis Wall on the northern aspect of Mount Rainier.  This strenuous trip is 3700 feet elevation gain and 9 miles (round trip) with 'up close and personal' interactions with a true northwest rain forest.

We will ascend Arthur using the north ridge that is adjacent to the east side of Falls Creek.  We will leave the Carbon River Road ~2 miles from where it is closed to vehicular traffic (near the old Ranger Station and restrooms).

Photos from past trips can be seen here.

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Arthur Peak


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