Florence Peak (winter)


Winter Scramble - Florence Peak (winter)

End the year with a nice early winter scramble in Mt Rainier National park.

COVID-19: Learn about our most up-to-date guidance for participants and leaders on our COVID-19 Response page. All participants and leaders must agree to the COVID-19 Code of Conduct before participating in this Mountaineers activity.
  • Winter Scramble
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 8.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 4,100 ft
  • High Point Elevation: 5,508 ft

Meet at Carbon River Entrance by 8:00am.  Carpools encouraged!

Snowshoes and microspikes/crampons.  Avy gear if you have it (shovel/beacon/probe). This is a relatively safe route in most avy conditions.  Depending on the desires of the group we may attempt the true summit or settle for the winter  (south) summit.  Time permitting, may try Sweet Peak on the return. 

MRNP Entrance Fee/Annual Pass required for park entrance.


Florence Peak (winter)

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

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

Trip Reports