Elevation

6,847 ft / 2,087 m

Prominence

647 ft / 197 m

Summits

9 summits

Top climbing months

August   33%

November   22%

March   11%

"A warm-up day that got a bit out of control with over 7,000 vert. En route to Mt Howard, Josh and I flew up the never-ending switchbacks to Rock Lake and decided to add on the short-ish climb to Rock Mountain. Great summit views north toward Glacier Peak, only issue was swarms of flying ants ONLY on the summit. We then took the Nason Ridge Trail over and down to Crescent Lake at the base of Mt Howard. From here it was off-trail bushwack-y routefinding through some cliff bands to broad alpine meadows to talus fields to the summit. Great, very similar views again, and again swarms of flyin" - scott, Sep 7, 2018
"We left Renton at 4:30 a.m. and left the truck under the power lines East of the Rock Mountain Trailhead at 7. We scrambled quickly up to the trail and started up the endless switchbacks. As we climbed, a red glow moved into the foggy valley to the East and Icicle Ridge slowly rose from behind the Chiwaukum Mountains. Snow began to appear on the trail by 3500 feet. We carefully worked through few short sections of exposed switchbacks that were covered in thick ice before. Where snow covered the trail it was fairly well packed, but as we gained elevation and the untouched areas remained sof" - Jeb, Nov 23, 2013

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