Abernathy Peak

A challenging scramble of 11 miles and 5,200 feet of elevation gain. It is number 97 on the Washington Bulger List.

getting there

Drive SR 20 to Twisp River Road and continue 21.6 miles to the Scatter Lake Trailhead (3,150 ft).

approach & ascent

Hike the Scatter Lake Trail 4.2 miles to Scatter Lake then continue around the lake (either side) and ascend the rock ridge directly towards summit or scree slope just right of summit.

  • Difficulty: Strenuous 5, Technical 4
  • Length: 11.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 5,200 ft
  • 8,321 ft
  • USGS Gilbert
  • Green Trails Stehekin No. 82
  • Trails Illustrated North Cascades National Park
  • Red Marker
    48.440798, -120.533896
    48.4407984141 -120.533895886
  • Red Marker
    48.477363, -120.524265
    48.4773629 -120.5242645

Upcoming Activities

Alpine Scramble - Abernathy Peak

Scrambling Trip
This is a challenging early season scramble in a very scenic area. We will be
Difficulty: Strenuous 5, Technical 4
Mon, May 28, 2018
Prerequisites, Leader's Permission Required
0 participants
Registration closes May 26
Seattle Branch
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