Located in the popular and gorgeous Alpine Lakes Wilderness, these two peaks can be scrambled in a day with a nice swim at the lakeside camp on return. A fairly easy hike into base camp adds to the appeal.
This is part of a multiple climb, along with Trico peak. You need to apply for both.
|Driving Distance from Portland||260 miles|
|Driving Time from Portland||5 hours|
|Expected Duration||Car to car in two or more days|
|Relevant Books||<i> 75 Scrambles in Washington </i> by Peggy Goldman <i> Cascade Alpine Guide: Columbia River to Stevens Pass </i> by Fred Beckey|
|Relevant Maps||USGS 7 minute series, The Cradle <a href="http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&source=s_q&hl=en&geocode=&q=Trico+Mountain&sll=37.0625,-95.677068&sspn=38.775203,93.164063&ie=UTF8&ll=47.597048,-121.112123&spn=0.016148,0.04549&t=p&z=15" title="Google map">Google map</a>|