Winter Scramble - Tumtum Peak (winter)

Lets start the new year with a winter scramble of a Rainier 100 peak to get the "heart beating". Which is what the word Tumtum means in Chinook (beating heart). This mostly treed route will have limited views.

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  • Sat, Jan 4, 2020
  • Seattle Alpine Scrambling Subcommittee - Winter Scrambling
  • Scrambling
  • Adults
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 6.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,300 ft
  • Pace: Moderate

Various park and rides to accommodate participants then 8AM at the Kautz creek trailhead.

This  winter scramble has a log crossing over Kautz creek which can be slick.  Please bring microspikes as well as snowshoes (MSR or equivalent with teeth).

Please review the route in the online book Guide to 100 Peaks on google.

An email we be sent out Thursday evening to participants with more detail.


Tumtum Peak (winter)

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

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