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Mt. Challenger Rock Climbing 


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Elevation: 8,207'
Location: 48.83577, -121.34236 View Map  Incorrect?
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Description 

Mt. Challenger anchors the Picket range at its northern terminus. The Challenger glacier is the largest in the range and provides access to the multiple summit pinnacles of the peak. Any climb of the peak is a long approach from the nearest road.

Getting There 

Challenger has a number of approach options described in depth elsewhere. Popular options include Easy Ridge, Eiley Wiley Ridge, and Whatcom Pass.

Climbing Season



Weather station 11.6 miles from here

1 Total Climbing Routes

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Rock Climbing Photo: Just below the summit block of Mt. Challenger

Challenger Glacier 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a  Washington : Northwest Region : ... : Mt. Challenger
From Perfect Pass or Wiley Lake, identify the highest summit on the east side of the massif. The glacier is traversed at the 7,000-7,200 level depending on crevasses. A bergshrund is passed followed by steeper exposed snow. The final rock summit goes in one pitch of 5.5 (currently fixed protection)....[more]   Browse More Classics in Washington

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