Gardner and North Gardner Mountains form the highest point in the Methow Mountains, near the town of Winthrop. This route requires minimal technical skills.
|Driving Distance from Portland||360 miles|
|Driving Time from Portland||7 hours|
|Expected Duration||Car to car in two or more days|
|Relevant Books||75 Scrambles in Washington by Peggy Goldman Cascade Alpine Guide: Rainy Pass to Fraser River by Fred Beckey|
|Relevant Maps||USGS 7 minute series, Maps: USGS Midnight Mountain, Mazama, Silver Star Mountain Green Trails Buttermilk Butte 83, Stehekin 82, Washington Pass 50 <href="http: maps.google.com="" maps?f="q&source=s_q&hl=en&geocode=&q=North+Gardner+Mountain&sll=37.0625,-95.677068&sspn=40.732051,93.164063&ie=UTF8&ll=48.51541,-120.501781&spn=0.016687,0.04549&t=p&z=15&iwloc=addr"" title="Google map">Google map</href="http:>|