Breccia Peak

A moderately strenuous scramble along the Mountain Loop Highway, usually done as a spring or early summer snow scramble.

driving directions

From Darrington, drive 19.7 mi south on the Mountain Loop Highway and trun left onto Sloan Creek Road (Forest Road 49). Drive 3.5 mi to the Lost Creek Ridge Trailhead (1,849 ft).

approach & ascent

Hike the Lost Creek Ridge Trail over Bingley Gap (4,400 ft), and then east to 5,500 ft (just south of Sunup Lake). Depart the trail, go around the shore of Sunup Lake, and ascend to the saddle northeast of Sunup Lake (6,240 ft). Follow ridge north to the summit (6,487 ft), which is not identified by name on USGS map.

  • Difficulty: Strenuous 4, Technical 2
  • Length: 12.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 4,600 ft
  • 6,487 ft
Map
  • USGS Sloan Peak
  • USGS Pugh Mountain
  • Green Trails Mountain Loop Highway No. 111SX
Activities

Upcoming Activities

Alpine Scramble - Breccia Peak

Scrambling Trip
Spring Snow scramble in the Central Cascades
Difficulty: Strenuous 4, Technical 2
Sat, May 13, 2023
Prerequisites, Leader's Permission Required
7 participants
Registration opens Apr 24
Seattle Branch
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