The Mazamas offers a variety of classes for all ability levels. Learn new skills in mountaineering, rock climbing, first aid, ski mountaineering, and more.
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
|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|