Washington Scrambles

Abernathy Peak From Ridge Line

Abernathy Peak

Many call Abernathy peak the easiest of the Bulger Peaks. That does not make it an easy climb. Especially during a heat wave like when I decided to take it on.

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Black Peak Ridge Line Scramble

Black Peak

Come to Black Peak for the 17th tallest peak in Washington. Prepare for the final ridge walk, its a doozy.

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cadet peak summit shot

Cadet Peak

The climb of Cadet Peak mostly requires physical stamina. Tall and steep it is the highest of the Monte Cristo Range.

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mount cashmere from ridge line

Cashmere Mountain

A long hike and scramble to attain the summit of a Washington’s Mount Cashmere If you can get the permits, make it two days. One is tough.

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Del Campo

Del Campo Peak is the first mountain I scrambled solo. It is easy to attain if you follow the right route.

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gunn peak from near the tarns

Gunn Peak

Gunn Peak is the tallest of the Wild Sky Wilderness peaks. It also comes with some of the toughest challenges in the area.

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kyes peak viewed from upper scramble route

Kyes Peak

Climbing Kyes Peak via its south ridge is a monster take on in a single day. Class 2 -3 scramble with some intense exposure in spots

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merchant peak viewed from mount baring

Merchant Peak

Merchant peak is a rough climb to say the least. Prepare for some really nasty scrambling on bad rock, navigation challenges and just plain pain. Never again

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Mount forgotten from the perry creek falls trail

Mount Forgotten

Mount Forgotten is a hidden peak along Mountain Loop Highway. Getting to it requires almost a full day of walking. But the scrambling is fairly easy

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looking up the scramble route on mount pugh

Mount Pugh

Climbing Mount Pugh will require hiking, navigation and scrambling skills. The route might test your limits.

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mount stickney summit route

Mount Stickney

If Mount Stickney was not part of the Mountaineers Everett Peaks, it may have escaped my view. A fun challenging climb with a lot of solitude

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north twin sister from forest road

North Twin Sister

The climb of North Twin Sister’s west ridge is a low-level scramble route in the North Cascades. The trick is staying on the correct route

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silvertip peak above silver lake near monte cristo

Silvertip Peak

Silvertip is a mountain seen by many but climbed by few. With it’s proximity to the Monte Cristo Townsite it makes for a long but doable one day scramble.

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three fingers fire lookout on middle peak

Three Fingers

Three Fingers lookout will take some determination to get to. Sleeping in the tower is one of the best experiences on mountain loop highway

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