Scout Patrol Peak ski tour
approx. 2,853 feet
9 hours 33 minutes
6 hours 21 minutes ascending from Exit 47 to summit
3 hours 2 minutes descending from summit to Exit 47
McClellan Butte over the South Fork Snoqualmie River from our parking spot at exit 47.
The Tinkham Road was a mess.
The truck track ruts persisted even after we got onto the Hansen Creek Road.
A young fir with a muffler embedded in it.
Amazingly, the truck tracks went all the way up to 4,100'. I wonder what kind of gas mileage they got?
The summit of Scout Patrol Peak.
Humpback Mountain in the background.
On Scout Patrol's west ridge, nearly at the summit.
On the summit of Scout Patrol Peak looking at Little Saint Helens.
The NW slopes of Scout Patrol Peak.
To avoid the rutted, icy, melted-out Tinkham Road, we ascended to the John Wayne Trail at the trestle.
Granite Mountain from the John Wayne Trail
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