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Mountaineers Irish Cabin Peaks

Showing Ken Jones's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (24 out of 24, or 100%)

RankPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 6) Prom-Ft Ascent Date
1.Observation Rock8364Mount Rainier Massif2442000-08-27
2.Echo Rock7870Mount Rainier Massif1902000-08-27
3.Old Desolate7137Mount Rainier North Foothills10171999-08-12
4.Sluiskin Mountain-The Chief7026Mount Rainier North Foothills9061995-05-27 b
5.Sluiskin Mountain-The Squaw6960Mount Rainier North Foothills4001995-05-27 a
6.Crescent Mountain6715Mount Rainier North Foothills2751999-08-12
7.Mineral Mountain6500Mount Rainier North Foothills1001999-06-20
8.Fay Peak6492Mount Rainier West Foothills921998-08-13
9.First Mother Mountain6480Mount Rainier West Foothills2801992-07-18 b
10.Mount Pleasant6454Mount Rainier West Foothills1741992-09-26 a
11.Hessong Rock6385Mount Rainier West Foothills1851992-09-26 b
12.Second Mother Mountain6375Mount Rainier West Foothills4151995-07-23
13.Castle Peak6120Mount Rainier West Foothills1601992-07-18 a
14.Bearhead Mountain6089Mount Rainier North Foothills11291993-05-15
15.Bearhead Mountain-East Peak6041Mount Rainier North Foothills2811994-09-05
16.Tyee Peak6000Mount Rainier North Foothills401995-05-27 d
17.Pitcher Mountain5941Mount Rainier North Foothills10211994-05-14 c
18.Tolmie Peak5920Mount Rainier West Foothills7601992-06-20
19.Third Mother Mountain5804Mount Rainier West Foothills2441995-05-21
20.Old Baldy Mountain5796Mount Rainier North Foothills7561994-05-14 a
21.Redstone Peak5680Mount Rainier North Foothills2401995-08-26
22.Florence Peak5508Mount Rainier West Foothills3481994-03-27
23.Arthur Peak5465Mount Rainier West Foothills3051994-01-16
24.Gove Peak5310Mount Rainier West Foothills301999-05-02

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List Description

The Irish Cabin was a Mountaineers Lodge on the Mowich Lake Road, just inside Mount Rainier National Park. It was torn down in 1978, but it's site is still used as a meeting point for the Tacoma Mountaineers. The cabin was a base for hikes and climbs in the north and west foothills of Mount Ranier, and the 24 peaks on this list are all relatively low summits in the great shadow of "The Mountain".

You can earn the first Irish Cabin Peaks Pin by climbing any 12 peaks on this list, and the second pin by climbing the remaining 12. While none of these summits are mountaineering objectives on the order of Mount Rainier itself, most of them are moderately challenging scrambles into alpine terrain. Views of Mount Rainier from all of these summits are suberb, as you have a front-row seat to the exceptionally impressive northern flanks of the greatest single peak in the United States outside Alaska.

 


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