Irene's Arete

5.8, 7 pitches

Really good climbing, maybe some route finding (with lots of variations) Resources https://www.mountainproject.com/route/105804852/irenes-arete https://www.summitpost.org/irene-s-arete/164644 (lots of good pitch-by-pitch descriptions) Steph’s writeup: http://www.stephabegg.com/home/tripreports/wyoming/disappointment Some good photos: https://www.flickr.com/photos/dacus/sets/72157624912399758/with/4972144733/ https://drdirtbag.wordpress.com/2011/06/25/disappointment-peak-irenes-arete-iii-5-8/ Gear 60m rope Rack? Probably #0.3-#3, with doubles up to #2 Mountain Project: Gear to 3″ MP comment: Conservative rack would be doubles from 0.3-2 and one 3,…

Sky Pilot

5.7, 11 pitches

Resources https://www.mountainproject.com/route/112133991/sky-pilot https://wanderhigh.com/2013/09/01/idaho-alpine-climbing-sky-pilot-5-8-iii-on-peak-11280-in-the-pioneer-range/ http://fadgenfamily.blogspot.com/2018/09/sky-pilot-peak-11280.html http://scidaho.blogspot.com/2010/07/sky-pilot-iv-58-wildhorse-creek.html Video of P3: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MRO97fJ3JiU https://www.tapatalk.com/groups/idahooutdoorsforum/sky-pilot-5-7-trad-alpine-1200-ft-11-pitches-grade-t5900.html Schedule ~2 hr approach (both a mountain guiding service and wanderhigh’s blog said 2 hrs) ~6 hrs climbing (wanderhigh) ~3 hrs back to the car (wanderhigh) Descent After summiting, we descended the south side, followed the steep basin down to the creek (which we quickly…

Mountaineer's Route

5.9, 8 pitches

Resources http://www.supertopo.com/rock-climbing/Sawtooths-Idaho-Elephants-Perch-Mountaineers-Route Lots of photos: http://chossclimbers.com/testing/us/idaho/sawtooths/mountaineers-route-on-the-perch/ Some good photos including a closer topo: http://www.piquaclimber.net/past/mroute/mroute.htm Quick facts Supertopo says good route finding is a must, but it’s consistently fun and interesting climbing Gear 60m rope Rack? Going with 0.3-3, with doubles of 0.5-3, and 9 single alpines, 3 double alpine draws Mountain Project: Standard rack to…

Finger of Fate - Open Book

5.8, 6 pitches

Resources https://www.summitpost.org/the-open-book/168124 https://www.mountainproject.com/route/106531483/open-book Climb Pitch 1 – 5.8, 190′ Head up fun, well protected 5.6 warm-up terrain to the base of the corner proper. Hand jam for 10 feet, then through a short wide section(#4 camalot useful) to a decent ledge. Beautiful. Gear Belay. 190′. Pitch 2 – 5.8, 190′ Another longer wide section off…

Hawkins Thimble

Class 4

Driving: 2:20 hrs (Trailhead) Great trip report: http://www.nwhikers.net/forums/viewtopic.php?p=1191502 Seems like people scramble up, but downclimb while being belayed. Gear Helmet Harness Rappel device Team gear Rope A couple cams/nuts Slings

Scatter Peaks

Class 3

2:15 hr drive. Looks like a neat remote scramble, maybe some class 5 options to explore, more photos on WTA https://www.wta.org/go-hiking/hikes/scatter-peak https://www.summitpost.org/scatter-peaks/498453 Another report with photos: http://www.nwhikers.net/forums/viewtopic.php?t=8024794

Naches Peak

Class 3

Good trip report: https://www.wta.org/go-hiking/trip-reports/trip_report.2017-07-06.9110930941 Trailhead: https://goo.gl/maps/YeqqEoqHAxwPPiNF8

Gunn Peak

Class 4

Hike and scramble along Highway 2 <br/> Stats 7 miles round trip 4,600 ft elevation gain Peak elevation: 6,240 ft Things to bring At least 3 liters of water Resources Map (CalTopo Online) SummitPost Map of trailhead Map of some trails Trip Reports 2012 with lots of photos and a video 2014 with photos 2014…