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Tatoosh Range Rock Climbing 


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Description 

The Tatoosh Range lies almost completely within Mount Rainier N.P.
There are more than a dozen peaks around 6k in elevation. The most technical of the peaks is Unicorn which is low 5th class, with several routes. There are a several peaks that require 3rd or 4th class scrambling to reach the summit.

Peaks in the Tatoosh Range include:

Unicorn Peak: 6,971 ft
Manatee Mountain 6,524 ft
Boundary: 6,780 ft
The Castle: 6,640 ft
Pinnacle: 6,562 ft
Foss: 6,524 ft
Stevens: 6,510 ft
Plummer: 6,370 ft
Tatoosh Peak: 6,310 ft
Wahpenayo: 6,231 ft
Lane: 6,012 ft
Denman: 6,006 ft
Chutla: 6,000 ft
Eagle Peak: 5,958 ft

There are three trails leading into the range. The Eagle Peak trail in the West. The Pinnacle Peak trail in the middle of the range. And, the Snow Lakes trail in the East.

A popular route is the traverse of most or all of the Tatoosh Range, in 2-3 days.
For more info., see "Selected Climbs in the Cascades" vol. 1 and 2

Getting There 

After entering Mt. Rainier N.P., head to Longmire for the Eagle Peak trailhead.

Climbing Season

For the Southwest Cascades area.

Weather station 2.0 miles from here

2 Total Climbing Routes

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Classic Climbing Routes in Tatoosh Range

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Tatoosh Range:
The Zipper   WI2 M2 Steep Snow     Mixed, Ice, Snow, Alpine, 3 pitches, 1000'   Lane Peak
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Featured Route For Tatoosh Range
Rock Climbing Photo: Three primary winter routes on Lane peak.

The Zipper WI2 M2 Steep Snow  Washington : Southwest Cascades : ... : Lane Peak
Mostly snow or ice at about 40-45 degrees. There are three steps that will either be ice or mixed - depending on conditions. The first step is about 15' (second most difficult), the second is about 8' (easiest), the last is about 25' (crux)....[more]   Browse More Classics in Washington

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