Pinnacle Peak is in Mount Rainier National Park and just an easy hike from the trailhead. The standard round up is an easy fourth class pitch of a south facing gully. This route takes the more challenging east face. Expect about three pitches of 5th class rock, the second pitch being 5.6.


Suggested gear: 4-5 medium to small nuts, 2-3 cams to 2.5 inches, 60m rope

Other Information
Driving Distance from Portland 160 miles
Driving Time from Portland 3 hours
General Route Info summitpost: https://www.summitpost.org/east-ridge/156348
Expected Duration Car to car in one day
Interesting Features Spectacular Views
Relevant Books Cascade Alpine Guide: Columbia River to Stevens Pass by Fred Beckey 75 Scrambles in Washington by Peggy Goldman
Relevant Maps USGS 7 minute series, Tatoosh Lakes and Mt. Rainier East; Green Trails: Mt Rainier East / Packwood Google map https://goo.gl/maps/hTsx8Rco4H22