Cutthroat Peak is located about two miles west of Washington Pass (north from the road) in Washington's North Cascades. It's close to the road, and offers a nice easy acess alpine rock trip with sections of exposed 3rd and 4th class with a pitch or two of mid 5th class at the summit.
|Driving Distance from Portland||340 miles|
|Driving Time from Portland||7 hours|
|Expected Duration||Car to car in one day|
|Relevant Books||Selected Climbs in the Cascades Vol. 2 by Nelson and Potterfield Cascade Alpine Guide: Rainy Pass to Fraser River by Fred Beckey|
|Relevant Maps||USGS 7 minute series, Washington Pass, USGS North Cascades National Park, Green Trails Washington Pass (but as this climb is a mile or so from the highway, it's pretty hard to get lost!) <href="http: maps.google.com="" maps?f="q&source=s_q&hl=en&geocode=&q=Cutthroat+Peak+WA&sll=46.48845,-121.407026&sspn=0.018142,0.045233&g=gilbert+peak+WA&ie=UTF8&ll=48.515211,-120.686531&spn=0.017455,0.045233&t=p&z=15"" title="Google map">Google map (pretty close =^)</href="http:>|