A remote peak requiring a solid days' approach, Jack Mt. is one of Washington's coveted 9,000 footers. There is no glacier travel required on this route €“ rare for a peak this high at this latitude. The leaders of a recent climb on the SW route (unsuccessful) writes: "Doing the ascent from Crater Mountain and Jerry Lakes may be a better approach."

Other Information
Driving Distance from Portland 310 miles
Driving Time from Portland 6 hours
Expected Duration Car to car in two or more days
Relevant Books Climbing Washington's Mountains by Jeff Smoot Cascade Alpine Guide: Rainy Pass to Fraser River by Fred Beckey
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