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Alpine Scramble - Goat Mountain (Cle Elum)

did davis peak north(the true summit of davis peak) instead of goat

  • Road recommended for high clearance only

davis peak north 6-24 - 6-25-2023

day one 6.91mi 4407' gain
6:52 car to camp

day two 8.47mi 2137' gain
1:11 camp to goat mt turnaround
0:36 goat mt turnaround to camp
1:02 break camp and lunch
1:40 camp to davis summit
0:10 summit stay
4:31 davis summit to car
9:10 day two total

went and looked at goat mt route, decided as a group to do davis peak north, the true summit of davis peak, instead.

quick and dirty route info: hike to davis peak lookout, continue to central summit. descend path west of central summit into the top of the se side of lake terence basin, stay high, traverse ne to first notch, cross notch to e and descend class 2 loose rock and do a descending (200') traverse, then ascend n to saddle, from saddle ascend straight up to attain davis north summit.
for a nice camp from saddle, head nne descending, then traversing to the meadows west of the tarn west of 6539. running water.

water: no water after the river, until meadows west of 6539, although numerous snow patches on the traverses from the central summit.

equipment: helmet
equipment brought, but not used: ice axe, crampons

davis peak north 6-24 - 6-25-2023 route.JPG