Wedge Mountain north

After going to the true summit of Wedge Mountain (6,885'), I decided I should also scramble the 5,840' summit that USGS labels as Wedge Mountain.

  • Date:
    2012/06/16
    Elevation gain:
    2,240 feet
    Trip type:
    scramble
    Car-to-car:
    6 hours 11 minutes
    • 2 hours 54 minutes ascending from 3,600 on Road 400 to the false summit of Wedge
    • 1 hour 19 minutes descending from the false summit of Wedge to 3,600 on Road 400
  • Road 400 was horribly rutted in three places, requiring careful wheel placement
    Road 400 was horribly rutted in three places, requiring careful wheel placement
  • After parking on Road 400 on a switchback at 3,600', I followed this overgrown logging road north to the nose of the ridge
    After parking on Road 400 on a switchback at 3,600', I followed this overgrown logging road north to the nose of the ridge
  • Icicle Ridge
    Icicle Ridge
  • The summit register
    The summit register
  • The true summit of Wedge Mountain from the false summit
    The true summit of Wedge Mountain from the false summit
  • McClellan Peak and The Temple
    McClellan Peak and The Temple
  • The Wenatchee Valley
    The Wenatchee Valley
  • I managed to find some dense east-side brush on my way down.  This is probably where I picked up the two ticks I found on myself later
    I managed to find some dense east-side brush on my way down. This is probably where I picked up the two ticks I found on myself later
  • The clouds were casting some nice shadows on Boundary Butte when I arrived back at my car
    The clouds were casting some nice shadows on Boundary Butte when I arrived back at my car

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