Pinnacle Peak Climber's Log

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Socorro - Oct 20, 2011 1:06 pm Date Climbed: Jul 21, 2005

Fun but scary  Sucess!

I remember this climb being slightly terrifying, but super fun and really rewarding. The scary part was the way down. We climbed at dusk and had an incredible view - the whole sky was pink and orange. Gorgeous.


MMclimbhigh - Oct 7, 2011 2:06 am Date Climbed: Aug 31, 2005

S. Ridge  Sucess!

What a view!


awilsondc - Aug 27, 2011 8:40 pm Date Climbed: Aug 27, 2011

Route Climbed - SW ridge  Sucess!

Great little scramble. Combined this one with Plummer Peak since it seemed to be the cool thing to do. :) The ridge looked pretty intimidating from the summit of Plummer Peak but as I kept going up, it seemed less intimidating. It was still pretty steep with some exposure once you get high enough. A fall would not turn out well. I enjoyed the summit, but thought the views from Plummer were better, probably since you get to look at Pinnacle. Anyway, great hike and scramble. A classic. I'll have to do this one again when I need a quick scrambling fix.

Fred Spicker

Fred Spicker - Jul 19, 2011 6:36 pm Date Climbed: Jul 18, 2011

South Side Normal  Sucess!

With Moni - add one more opinion on the rating - Class 3


Moni - Jul 19, 2011 5:47 pm Date Climbed: Jul 18, 2011

South Side  Sucess!

With Fred. Combined with The Castle. Went in the regular way then around from the east side of the The Castle back to Reflection Lake to make a nice loop. Still tons of snow - ice axe and crampons were helpful. Rock itself was dry. Managed to snag the one decent weather day - drove home in the rain the next day.


RomaK - Jul 5, 2011 8:50 pm Date Climbed: Jun 26, 2011

Standard from Plummer-Pinnacle saddle  Sucess!

All snow from Reflection lakes parking lot until the scramble to the top. Fun scramble with great views of Rainier and also Adams, Hood, and St Helens to the south.


ExcitableBoy - Dec 30, 2010 9:32 am

North Ridge in winter

Attempted the North Ridge in winter. Turned around at a steep, hard to protect looking gendarme.


gato - Oct 6, 2010 11:45 am

Training day  Sucess!

Alpine training on the S aspect, good day on the mountain!


ericwillhite - Oct 5, 2009 3:28 am Date Climbed: Jun 14, 1993

South Route  Sucess!

One of my first repels off a mountain. Great little peak! Pinnacle Peak Map


JGHarrison - Sep 28, 2009 2:02 pm Date Climbed: Sep 26, 2009

from the saddle  Sucess!

Fun stuff, good view


vermeer - Jul 25, 2009 10:19 pm Date Climbed: Jul 10, 2009

Semi Tatoosh Traverse  Sucess!

With Plummer, Denman, Lane, and Wahpenayo. A little more snow would have helped the side-hilling between them all.


nickmech - Jan 1, 2009 4:12 pm Date Climbed: Aug 6, 2003

South Route  Sucess!

A great set of little peaks. Do all three if you go.


YEM - Sep 15, 2008 1:25 am Date Climbed: Sep 14, 2008

Pinnacle Plummer Castle  Sucess!

We climbed up from Pinnacle/Castle saddle and down the trail. One guidebook claimed it to be class 2, but it was more fun than that.


amochka - Sep 7, 2008 8:54 pm Date Climbed: Sep 6, 2008

First of Five!  Sucess!

Fun rock scramble up, nice rappel down. The first in a western traverse.


gcap - Aug 27, 2008 11:16 pm Date Climbed: Aug 22, 2008

fun and quick scramble  Sucess!

a nice paradise alternative for great views of the mountain.

Dan Winter

Dan Winter - May 1, 2008 1:23 am Date Climbed: Sep 25, 2004

South Scramble  Sucess!

Did this with my friend from DC on a nice sunny day.


tleaf - Mar 11, 2008 5:39 pm

Fun scramble  Sucess!

Many years ago I went with my father-in-law up Pinnacle and Plummer peaks. We had a great day and had a great workout! Sunny and warm.

ecobiker - Mar 3, 2008 9:02 pm Date Climbed: Sep 22, 2006

Sunny Views  Sucess!

Fun scramble up the warm, sun-baked rocks. Had a snack and talked about routes on Rainier. Snacked on blueberries and watched fat marmonts on the way down.

Snidely Whiplash

Snidely Whiplash - Sep 27, 2007 12:15 pm Date Climbed: Jul 15, 2007

South Ridge  Sucess!

Bring helmets. Definitely some exposure at times.


thundercloud - May 25, 2007 4:35 pm Date Climbed: Jul 24, 2004

South Route  Sucess!

Nice short scramble. Great place.

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