Login with Facebook
 ADVANCED
Middle Peak

Select Route:
East Face T 
Gunrunner T 

Middle Peak  


Photos:  Recent | Best | Popular
Elevation: 8,200'
Page Views: 8,146
Administrators: Scott Coldiron, Jon Nelson, Micah Klesick, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: blakeherrington on Dec 22, 2008
Forecast:
You & This Area
Best routes for YOU in this area
Your opinion of this PAGE:    [0 people like this page.]
Know the location? Show us! We need it for cool new features!

Description 

The highest of the Gunsight peaks, the notch between the middle and north peaks forms the namesake "V" slot. The rock is white granite, some of the best in the cascades. Major faces exist on the East (Blue Glacier) and West (Chickamin Glacier) sides.

Getting There 

Distinctly Alpine

Climbing Season

For the North Cascades area.

Weather station 12.3 miles from here

2 Total Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',2],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Middle Peak:
East Face   5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b     Trad, Alpine, 7 pitches, 600'   
Browse More Classics in Middle Peak

Featured Route For Middle Peak
The East Face of the Middle Gunsight, as viewed fr...

East Face 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b  WA : Northwest Region : ... : Middle Peak
This route follows a hidden line, which unfolds piece by piece with amazing climbing and perfectly clean rock.P1 - From the top of the Blue Glacier, work up ramps, slabs, and cracks to a flake with twin hand cracks, just left of a dark corner. 5.6P2 - Climb up th steep twin hand cracks, moving into the right crack/flake, and step right to belay on a ledge. 5.10bP3 - Move right to the quartz dyke fist crack, followed by delicate face climbing and stemming (RPs) before moving right on a flake and ...[more]   Browse More Classics in WA

Comments on Middle Peak Add Comment
Show which comments
- none yet -
Beyond the Guidebook:
The Definitive Climbing Resource
Inspiration & Motivation
to Fuel Your Run
Next Generation Mountain
Bike Trail Maps
Backcountry, Sidecountry
& Secret Stashes
Better Data. Better Tools.
Better Hikes!