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MountaineousPhelps in the Phog  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 24, 2015
Trip report at http://peakbagger.com/climber/ascent.aspx?aid=529924
Posted May 27, 2015 3:55 pm

tcingrumphelps  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Mar 8, 2015


A quick 3000 feet with great views. Worth the long drive.
Posted Mar 9, 2015 9:30 am

kevinsaMount Phelps  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Mar 8, 2015


I am mystified as to why this peak has developed something of a 'tough' reputation. It was one of the easiest scrambles I have done in recent years - 1.5 hrs up/1 hr down. The road was open all the way to the 'trailhead', but anything lower than a Subaru will want to park about 0.4 miles from the 'trailhead'. We found a very well defined path starting about 200' to the right of the mine, which was well flagged all the way through the clearcut. We were on trail and game trail for about 90% of the climb, and never had to use the ice axe (very low snow year). Our route followed the south ridge, and judging from the flagging and cairns, this is the route most commonly used - route map has been added to photo gallery.
Posted Mar 8, 2015 5:25 pm

larryNRe: Mount Phelps


Thanks for the beta, and posting your route up the South ridge (purple route on my map). It's helpful to know the road has been repaired, and the route goes nicely even w/o snow. In June, 08, we had to park a couple of miles from the TH because the road was blocked by snow, and the route had snow about 2/3 of the way up the clear-cut section. In June '09, the hardest part was getting through the wash-outs and to the TH.
Posted Mar 29, 2015 2:28 pm

JoelSkokAscent from the east  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 11, 1978


Very fun trip, Harry all brushed about the extensive bushwhacking. Also Phil L., Big John, Neal. Fine views from the snowy top
Posted Sep 14, 2012 3:19 pm

ericwillhiteTwice  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Feb 19, 2000


Trip report with pics and map here http://www.willhiteweb.com/washington_climbing/north_fork_snoqualmie/mcclain_peaks_079.htm
Posted May 10, 2010 11:53 am

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