Kendall Peak Climber's Log

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cascadescrambler

cascadescrambler - Sep 2, 2019 3:37 pm Date Climbed: Jun 12, 1976

No time for Katwalk  Sucess!

Snow scramble up the west face, glissade down

markhadland@gmail.com

markhadland@gmail.com - Jul 8, 2019 5:04 pm Date Climbed: Jun 30, 2019

Kendall Peak Summit  Sucess!

Hiked to Kendall Katwalk and Kendall Peak today. Both first time trips to Katwalk and this section of the PCT. Took the Commonwealth tail up and back. Beyond the initial flat gravel lines trail the trail climbs up roots and rocks for about 500 feet of gain. I found this on the way down to be the steepest section of the trail except for the Kendall Peak summit boot path. The trail is snow free to the Katwalk, except for two small, easily navigable snow patches. The PCT is an absolutely beautiful trail, especially above 5000 feet when it clears the trees and opens to a large talus field. The views are stunning. Guye Snoqualmie and Red are almost touchable. Distant peaks like Snow Mountain, Stuart delight as do Thompson, Alta, and all the others.

The path to the summit of Kendall Peak is similar to the steep section of Bandera. Rocky and loose dirt. It levels out towards the top as you head East to the summit. Spectacular views abound. Lots of wildflowers are blooming. Get out there!

bluecappo

bluecappo - Jun 18, 2019 12:36 pm Date Climbed: Apr 29, 2006

Yeah Buddy  Sucess!

Do yourself a favor and get into this basin and climb these peaks!

BooRadley

BooRadley - Jul 20, 2015 12:36 pm Date Climbed: Jun 21, 2015

PCT to Kendall  Sucess!

Fun scramble off the PCT near Snoqualmie Pass.

alexggoodwin

alexggoodwin - Apr 23, 2015 10:55 am Date Climbed: May 17, 2014

White out  Sucess!

Cloud cover was heavy on the summit approach, which made navigation a challenge. But in the end we reached the summit and clouds finally started to break.

Guilty

Guilty - Jul 8, 2014 3:50 am Date Climbed: Jul 6, 2014

Kendall and Red Traverse  Sucess!

It was my first time on this peak, left after 2, and made to many mistakes in traversing over to Red. But, eventually made it.

Boonie1

Boonie1 - Jun 16, 2014 1:34 am Date Climbed: Jun 15, 2014

Kendall Peak  Sucess!

A mixed snow and rock day. CWB/PCT up, PCT down.

Snidely Whiplash

Snidely Whiplash - Nov 11, 2013 12:24 am Date Climbed: Aug 3, 1989

From PCT  Sucess!

First of many ascents.

seanpeckham

seanpeckham - Sep 23, 2012 5:29 am Date Climbed: Sep 16, 2012

north ridge from PCT  Sucess!

Hazy day due to fires in the east. Good scramble on the ridge, glad we didn't go the shorter route up the slope.

awilsondc

awilsondc - Sep 8, 2012 11:22 pm Date Climbed: Sep 8, 2012

Nice little hike  Sucess!

Did this one with a couple of friends who I had never hiked with before. They mostly wanted to check out the Kendall Katwalk, but I talked them into hitting the summit too. We all enjoyed it. Beautiful area. The views of Thomson were mouth watering. It's now at the top of my list of peaks to climb! I have a feeling I'll be coming back here on more than one occasion.

Went back a second time in October for a sunrise hike and saw my first Brocken specter and some phenomenal views. Trip report here.

Josh Lewis

Josh Lewis - Sep 5, 2012 1:49 am Date Climbed: Aug 14, 2012

A bonus Peak  Sucess!

Gimpilator and I climbed this peak on the way to Mount Thomson.

gimpilator

gimpilator - Aug 15, 2012 12:55 am Date Climbed: Aug 14, 2012

Kendall and Thomson  Sucess!

I realize this is my third time doing Kendall in combination with another peak. The trail runs so close to the summit, it's worth the extra effort to do it again.

belowfellow

belowfellow - Feb 16, 2011 10:58 pm Date Climbed: Oct 12, 2010

kendalls  Sucess!

autunm colors were killer. was also atop the south summit on 10/12/09...pretty crazy.

Swithich - Aug 9, 2010 4:56 am Date Climbed: Aug 16, 2008

The White Stump  Sucess!

A fun trip. My friend and I started out at 9:00 A.M. and headed up the PCT from Snoqualmie Pass. We went to the end of the Kendall Katwalk for the view and then headed back to the White stump and cut on up the hill to the peak. Once on the slope the trail is evident and if you are looking for it, you can actually see it climbing the hill up the the peak. Great trip with great views (Rainier was looming in the distance).

Darren9

Darren9 - Nov 7, 2009 3:23 am

another fun one  Sucess!

with my brother.

Bryan K

Bryan K - Oct 21, 2009 1:01 am Date Climbed: Oct 20, 2009

Kendall then Alaska  Sucess!

Kendall is a great peak just off the PCT. Awesome views of the area and I hadn't realized that I could see the summit from the PCT.

gimpilator

gimpilator - Oct 20, 2009 9:58 pm Date Climbed: Oct 20, 2009

Kendall and Alaska  Sucess!

Bryan and I had another two for one day starting with Kendall Peak and then moving on to nearby Alaska Mountain. I got to enjoy the summit this time since all the flying ants have now frozen to death.

A film by Bryan:

ericwillhite

ericwillhite - Oct 8, 2009 2:45 am

Another foggy peak  Sucess!

Just another summit in the clouds.

skook

skook - Aug 31, 2009 5:28 pm Date Climbed: Jul 17, 2008

Enjoyable  Sucess!

Nice walk on the PCT, then a quick scramble up to the top. Great views.

gimpilator

gimpilator - Aug 21, 2009 1:13 am Date Climbed: Aug 20, 2009

Kendall and Red Solo  Sucess!

It was my first time on these peaks and I didn't do much research so route finding was a bit of a trick. Special thanks to my friend Alexei for his last minute descriptions of the Kendall route and shortcut. I only spent a few seconds on the summit because it was swarming with flying ants and they did not like me being there. It wasn't originally part of my plan but I jogged back down to the junction so I would have time for neighboring Red Mountain.

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