An alpine scramble route with a relatively long (9 mile) approach hike.

Other Information
Driving Distance from Portland 270 miles
Driving Time from Portland 5 hours
Expected Duration Car to car in two or more days
Relevant Books Climbing Washington's Mountains by Jeff Smoot Cascade Alpine Guide: Stevens Pass to Rainy Pass by Fred Beckey
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