Winter Scramble - Mount Wow

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Winter Scramble - Mount Wow

Strenuous & beautiful scramble of ~9 miles and ~4400' with glorious views of the SW aspect of Mount Rainier and the Sunset Amphitheatre.

  • Sat, Dec 28, 2019
  • Seattle Alpine Scrambling Subcommittee - Winter Scrambling
  • Scrambling
  • Adults
  • Technical 3, Strenuous 4
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 9.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 4,400 ft

Various P&Rs to accommodate attendees, then 7am just outside the Nisqually entrance.

Strenuous & beautiful scramble of ~9 miles and ~4400' with glorious views of the SW aspect of Mount Rainier and the Sunset Amphitheatre.  The approach follows the old boundary trail, ascends the ridge that is W of point 5614, traverses N at ~4500' for a quick crossing of the basin, then ascends a steep forested slope to reach the plateau leading to the summit.  Photos from prior trips can be seen here.

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Mount Wow


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