McClellan Butte

McClellan Butte is a scramble of 8 miles with 3,500 feet of gain.

getting there

Take Exit 42 off of I-90 and head east on Forest Road 55 to the McClellan Butte trailhead (1,600 ft).

information for leaders

Permit information

As of 2017, the Snoqualmie Ranger District considers Mountaineers trips and courses to be "nominal use." Leaders should print and copy this designation letter to show rangers they may see on trail.

  • Difficulty: Technical 3, Strenuous 3, Rock Scramble, Strenuous
  • Length: 8.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 3,500 ft
  • 5,162 ft
  • USGS Bandera
  • Green Trails Mount Si NRCA No. 206S
  • Green Trails Bandera No. 206

Upcoming Activities

Alpine Scramble - McClellan Butte

Scrambling Trip
This is a Tacoma Scramble Class trip just for Tacoma scramble students.
Difficulty: Technical 3, Strenuous 3, Rock Scramble
Sat, Jul 14, 2018
Prerequisites, Leader's Permission Required
2 participants on waitlist
Registration closes Jul 12
Tacoma Branch
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