Take the Wonderland Trail to Panhandle Gap via Summerland. Head east, skirting Banshee peak to the base of Cowlitz Chimney. Scramble several hundred feet to the top. Full description of the route can be found in Cascade Alpine Guide Volume 1.
|Driving Distance from Portland||175 miles|
|Expected Duration||Car to car in two or more days|
|Relevant Books||Cascade Alpine Guide Volume 1 (Beckey) Climbing Washington' Mountains (Smoot)|
|Relevant Maps||Mt. Rainier East 7.5 min|