Burroughs Mountain (Mount Rainier, Sunrise) Climber's Log

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cascadescrambler

cascadescrambler - Aug 13, 2019 12:19 pm Date Climbed: Aug 9, 1976

Third definitely worthwhile  Sucess!

One of the best close-up views you'll get. If you look carefully you can often see climbers' tracks up the Inter Glacier and Emmons Glacier

EastKing

EastKing - Sep 7, 2018 12:14 am Date Climbed: Sep 6, 2018

All 3!!  Sucess!

This was a good hike filled with great views even with the smoke. Fun trip with my group

Colin

Colin - Aug 9, 2018 3:25 pm Date Climbed: Jul 24, 2018

Great Hike  Sucess!

Great hike! Lots of folks on the trail, but compensated by fabulous views of Rainier and some wildlife sightings. Go all the way to Third Burroughs if you have the time.

kronshage3

kronshage3 - Jul 30, 2018 7:34 am Date Climbed: Jul 28, 2018

From Sunrise  Sucess!

Did this as a fun evening walk/hike. Quite a few people, but the views are to die for. No snow along the way. Enjoy.

AJ60 - Jul 27, 2018 8:00 pm Date Climbed: Jul 21, 2018

burroughs 3  Sucess!

lots of people...but worth the views.

mountaingazelle

mountaingazelle - Oct 28, 2015 2:46 pm Date Climbed: Jul 31, 2015

Burroughs  Sucess!

Hiked to Mount Fremont first on a very warm day. Then went to Burroughs Mountain which seemed to be even more crowded.

gimpilator

gimpilator - Oct 22, 2015 12:17 am Date Climbed: Oct 21, 2015

Dege, Antler, 2 McNeeley peaks, 4 Fremont peaks + the lookout, Skyscraper, 3 Burroughs peaks  Sucess!

Kind of a lame area, but the views are great. East Fremont had a good scramble, albeit a bit loose. Antler and McNeeley were the most junky ones of the day. A total of 12 peaklets.

BooRadley

BooRadley - Aug 16, 2015 12:18 am Date Climbed: Aug 15, 2015

Views of Mt. Rainier  Sucess!

Nice, easy hike through Mount Rainier National Park. A series of three peaks comprises Burroughs Mountain - enjoyable hike with awesome views of Rainier, Little Tahoma, and numerous glaciers.

Mooner

Mooner - Oct 9, 2014 9:14 pm

Up I Go

10/02/14 Hike with my Wife Natasha. Her first time in Rainier NP We went all the way to the 3rd top.

Boonie1

Boonie1 - Aug 5, 2014 11:43 am Date Climbed: Aug 3, 2014

Burroughs Mountain  Sucess!

Snow free except a 40 foot patch 200 feet below thirds summit. Sunny, clear, and low 70's. Lots of tourists (100 plus) between sunrise and second.

MattDurkee

MattDurkee - Jun 8, 2014 4:02 pm Date Climbed: Jul 25, 2004

Sunrise to White River  Sucess!

Started at Sunrise, picked up at White River campground.

PhenomenalWoman

PhenomenalWoman - Nov 25, 2013 12:47 am Date Climbed: Aug 20, 2013

Stunning views  Sucess!

First hike of my solo trip to Pacific Northwest. Nice way to start - absolutely breathtaking views of Mt. Rainier. Would love to come back and tackle something a little more technical next time!

bigbadgoo - Oct 1, 2012 8:57 pm Date Climbed: Aug 1, 2012

Beauty  Sucess!

Great summit on the way through to Glacier Basin

kevinsa

kevinsa - Sep 26, 2012 2:19 pm Date Climbed: Aug 7, 2000

Burroughs Mountain  Sucess!

Awesome hike.

Coyotzin

Coyotzin - Feb 9, 2012 12:24 am Date Climbed: Aug 21, 2011

a bit rough  Sucess!

a lit hard with the snow in places abit slipper but other wise the hike was descent the way up and a nice view of Rainer. Also the weather wasn't bad, a bit to hot.

CzechMark

CzechMark - Oct 3, 2011 6:12 pm Date Climbed: Oct 2, 2011

Two'fer  Sucess!

Went up the Burroughs mountains and Mt Fremont on a cold and rainy day.

Curtissimo

Curtissimo - Sep 3, 2011 1:49 am Date Climbed: Aug 21, 2011

with the family  Sucess!

steep and icy snow traverseon first bouroughs left the less able of the family behind but my wife son and I made it up that just fine. Coming down we really could have used an ice axe a fall there could be fatal. With an axe or for an experienced and agile mountaineer it is not a super big deal but even for me I would have liked to have an axe especially for the descent. Other than those two early crossings (maybe 100 yards total) everything else was a breeze. Not sure why the rangers couldn't just shovel that out I could do the whole thing by myself in a day. They are lazy let's be honest. For family trips here don't come up through frozen lake there is an alternate route that melts out much earlier and is much safer. Amazing views this is a special place. Lots of mosquitos on this hot summer day.

breauxtrahn

breauxtrahn - Dec 8, 2010 8:16 pm Date Climbed: Aug 6, 2006

Left mom on 2nd Burroughs  Sucess!

Well this makes nice for a family outing. One of the few I could take mom on. She was content to stay on 2nd burroughs in the stone armchair with stellar view, while Celine, Phillippe, papa and I took it to the third.

lidijagrazulis

lidijagrazulis - Aug 30, 2009 11:25 pm Date Climbed: Aug 23, 2009

Top dayhike!  Sucess!

First alpine hike of the year, after having ACL reconstruction in the spring. And wow... it was worth the wait! Views like this usually don't come so easy! I only made it to Burroughs 1, but can't wait to go back and go all the way out to 3. Highly recommended!

sourstraw

sourstraw - Jul 28, 2009 12:47 pm Date Climbed: Jul 26, 2009

lots of mosquitoes!  Sucess!

All 3 Burroughs ... lots of mosquitoes and very warm. Got to check out the Emmons route from a different angle, which I climbed in June. Sweet hike!

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