Purcell Mountain (WA) Climber's Log

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cascadescrambler - Sep 4, 2019 12:25 pm Date Climbed: Aug 12, 1995

No problems  Sucess!

When I soloed this in 1995 the road went straight to the TH and it was an easy hike.


gimpilator - Jul 16, 2017 1:25 am Date Climbed: Jul 5, 2017

3 P2k's in a day  Sucess!

This was the best peak of the day and it was decent since I rode my bike pretty close to the summit and didn't have much gain on foot. Afterward I rode my bike up Huffacker and Storm King and The Rockies.


Dundeel - Jul 7, 2012 2:16 am Date Climbed: Jul 6, 2012

Paul's Path  Sucess!

Dennis P. and I used the SW slope approach. Great views with Adams, Hood, St. Helens, and Rainier all front and center. We descended the east side and I would highly recommend the SW side for up and down.


Redwic - Aug 27, 2011 10:11 pm Date Climbed: Aug 27, 2011

Another Summit  Sucess!

Another lame P2K out of the way. I kept putting this peak near the bottom of my "to do" list, but due to my broken wrist I decided to do this low-effort summit the morning after my sunset summit of nearby Huffaker Mountain the previous day. My only regret is doing this Purcell Mountain ascent mostly in the morning darkness... OK, so that is not really a regret. :-P


ericnoel - Nov 5, 2007 10:27 am Date Climbed: Nov 3, 2007

North Ridge from 4730  Sucess!

This was an off-trail trip with frankly few redeeming features. Except that I bagged my summit which was very satisfying after being stopped previously by the road washouts on the approach to the trail that goes up this mtn. Open views from the top

Bob Bolton

Bob Bolton - May 22, 2007 11:56 pm Date Climbed: Jun 18, 2006

Purcell Mountain Trail  Sucess!

Great hike with Dean, but without the highly touted views of the volcanoes and Goat Rocks due to low-hanging clouds. Would like to return in good weather, but "so many mountains, so little time" prevails.


Dean - Dec 10, 2006 10:50 pm Date Climbed: Jun 18, 2006

Purcell Mtn trail  Sucess!

Bob Bolton and I were stopped by a huge log on FR 63 so we stopped and found the old trail and hiked up it for our summit of Purcell Mtn. A water crossing of Davis Creek provided the main entertainment and I had fortunately stuck sandals in to facilitate
our crossing. An interesting hike as the trail is slowly reverting to nature.

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