Goat Island Mountain (Mount Rainier)

Goat Island Mountain is a moderate scramble with great views of the northeast side of Mt Rainier

ASCENT ROUTE

Hike the trail toward Summerland and after crossing bridge over Fryingpan Creek, leave trail (probably snow covered) just before the switchbacks. Follow the right most creek, crossing as far up as possible and head for the saddle north of Point 6491. Alternatively, you can hike to the saddle past Point 6491. Then follow ridge to the summit.

For loop trip, return heading from the summit on a bearing of about 110° and follow easiest contour. (10 mi round-trip)

  • Difficulty: Technical 3, Strenuous 3
  • Length: 13.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 3,500 ft
  • 7,288 ft
  • Land Manager: Mount Rainier National Park
    Mount Rainier Wilderness
  • Parking Permit Required: National Park Entrance Fee
  • Recommended Party Size: 12
  • Maximum Party Size: 12
Map
  • USGS White River Park
  • Green Trails Mt Rainier East No. 270
  • USGS Sunrise
Activities

Upcoming Activities



Alpine Scramble - Goat Island Mountain (Mount Rainier)

Scrambling Trip
Memorial Day fun down in MRNP
Difficulty: Technical 3, Strenuous 3
Mon, May 27, 2019
Prerequisites
7 participants on waitlist
Registration closes May 25
Seattle Branch

Alpine Scramble - Goat Island Mountain (Mount Rainier)

Scrambling Trip
A gorgeous loop with in your face views of Little Tahoma and Mt Rainier on
Difficulty: Technical 3, Strenuous 4
Sat, Jun 22, 2019
Prerequisites
17 participants on waitlist
Registration closes Jun 20
Seattle Branch
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