Norse Peak


Winter Scramble - Norse Peak

Join us on another epic, adventure scramble, to chase down another Peak of the Rainier 100 peaks. Norse Peak is on the agenda this go around.

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  • Strenuous 3, Technical 2, Snow Scramble, Winter Scramble
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 10.8 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,850 ft
  • High Point Elevation: 6,856 ft


This will be a good day, with navigational challenges, side-hiling, bushwhacking, scrambling and all out type II fun.   On top of that it is unknown how much snow has fallen and stuck up there.

It is important in the shoulder season to be prepare to stay overnight in the event of an accident.  Having a bivy, warm cloths and food for a night is imperative. 

This trip is subject to cancellation due to road conditions and if weather dictates it so.


Norse Peak

  • USGS Norse Peak

    Green Trails Bumping Lake No. 271

    Green Trails Mount Rainier Wonderland No. 269SX
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Required Equipment

Required Equipment

  • The Ten Essentials
  • Helmet
  • Mountaineering Boots
  • Ice Axe
  • Hasty or light climbing harness with 1 x Locker.
  • Ice Axe.
  • Traction Devices. Micro-spikes or light crampons.
  • Clothing appropriate to the weather.
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