Winter Scramble - Cowlitz Gap & Rocks (winter)


Winter Scramble - Cowlitz Gap & Rocks (winter)

We'll try and exploratory loop going to Cowlitz Gap, then ascending the Upper Paradise Glacier to about 7,800' and returning by way of the Muir Snowfield and Panorama Point.

  • Winter Scramble
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 10.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 3,000 ft
  • High Point Elevation: 7,800 ft
  • Pace: A slow moderate pace

Meet at the south Renton P&R at 7:00 AM.

We'll need stable snow conditions to attempt this.   Adverse weather will call for a late change in destination.


Cowlitz Gap & Rocks (winter)

  • Green Trails Mount Rainier Wonderland No. 269S

    Green Trails Paradise No. 270S

    Green Trails Mt Rainier East No. 270

    USGS Mt Rainier East
  • See full route/place details.
  • Red Marker
    46.786060, -121.735886
    46.786059686 -121.735886335
  • Red Marker
    46.821624, -121.713864
    46.8216242069 -121.713864327
Required Equipment

Required Equipment

Check with leader for any additional group gear or required equipment specific to trip location

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