Climbs, scrambles, and hikes to 100 peaks surrounding Mount Rainier. The majority of these peaks lie within Mount Rainier National Park. The Seattle Branch of the Mountaineers Club gives awards for various levels of completion: hiking 15, 25 peaks, 50 peaks, 76 scrambles, and full completion of all 100 peaks. See more on the Mountaineers site:


Highest peak

Little Tahoma Peak

11,138 ft / 3,394 m

Most prominent peak

Silver King Peak

2,304 ft / 702 m

Most summited peak

Second Burroughs Mountain

30 summits

Most difficult peak

no info yet

Difficulty breakdown

no info yet

Top climbing months

September  24%

August   20%

July   18%

"Did this as a spur-of-the-moment backup climb after turning around on Mount Ruth. Actually, it was a backup's backup plan, as I'd targeted Barrier Peak, but turned around when I saw fresh lion tracks on the approach to that one! South ridge, gained from Owyhigh Lakes." - Tamanos Mountain, TynanRammGranberg, Jun 11, 2018
"Since we got stormed out of the Emmons Route this past weekend, I decided to hike up to Mount Ruth today to at least SEE the route. Unfortunately, I turned around as I was not confident crossing a couple of snow bridges by myself. They also had a fair bit of snow (1 ft at Camp Schurman) last night, with high winds, so I wasn't confident on the avalanche conditions." - Mount Ruth, TynanRammGranberg, Jun 11, 2018
"Hot day for climbing....96 F at Longmire, so the standard Class 3/4 route required us to consume lots of water up and down. The view was incredible despite smoke from multiple fires drifting down from BC. Rock quality is good to horrible, so stay en route." - Pinnacle Peak, tlannin, Aug 3, 2017
"I was on that side of the park picking up a summit permit at Carbon River, so decided to take a quick hike up Tolmie. Made it up in an hour from Mowich. Was completely unprepared for the hordes of people heading up as I was going back down. There were hundreds more cars when I got to the bottom." - Tolmie Peak, TynanRammGranberg, Jul 15, 2017
"Stayed the night in one of the very best campsites I've ever experienced. The full moon allowed some rad night photos. The best kept secret of Mount Rainier is that the best hike is outside the park. There was still some snow in the gullies coming form the north trailhead, but it was moderately soft and easily kick-stepped." - Tatoosh Peak, TynanRammGranberg, Jul 8, 2017