Climbing Washington's Mountains
100 Classic Summit Routes to Washington's Cascade and Olympic Mountains
This select guide includes detailed, easy to follow directions to climbing 100 of Washington’s most visible, historically significant, and interesting mountains with summits over 5,000 feet. From introductory level off-trail summit hikes and scrambles to multi-pitch alpine rock and high volcano climbs, this guide is suitable for beginning scramblers and alpine rock climbers as well as more experienced climbers. Blending all types of climbing at all levels of difficulty, you'll find routes to popular scrambling peaks such as Mount Si, classic alpine rock peaks such as Prusik Peak, and to big volcanoes including Mount Rainier. Fully revised and updated, this book has been praised by scramblers, alpine rock climbers, volcano climbers, and trip leaders alike as being an accurate, user-friendly guide with superb, easy-to-follow route descriptions and drawings, to the summits of the mountains that people actually want to climb.