Scorpion Mountain Climber's Log

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EastKing

EastKing - Sep 10, 2015 2:18 am Date Climbed: Sep 9, 2015

Best to visit on a clear fall day!!!  Sucess!

This summit is a real gem on a clear fall-like a when there is color on the berry bushes. Thankfully Zephyrus and I were on this mountain on that type of day.

Snidely Whiplash

Snidely Whiplash - Jul 1, 2015 10:37 am Date Climbed: Jun 30, 2015

Don't understand Trail Description  Sucess!

The guide book goes on and on about what a terrible trail this is. Nothing could be further from the truth. Don't know what they were thinking.

Brian Jenkins

Brian Jenkins - Aug 4, 2014 12:03 pm Date Climbed: Aug 3, 2014

Hot day  Sucess!

With my dog Luna after doing Sunrise. Hot day. Luna enjoyed the remaining snow patches and either ate most of them or rolled and laid in the rest. Did the side trip down to the lake (which she drank half of). Nice views of Glacier Peak, Sloan, the Monte Cristo group down to Daniel and out to Stuart. A bit hazy out west from the fires though. And somebody please tell the drivers on Hwy 2 that it is ok to go more than 10 miles under the flipping speed limit. What is the deal?

ericwillhite

ericwillhite - Sep 19, 2013 7:42 pm Date Climbed: Sep 19, 2013

Perfect morning hike  Sucess!

Just the best weather and morning one could want. Went to the top, then the lake area to get a picture of the lake.

kevinsa

kevinsa - Sep 26, 2012 3:44 pm Date Climbed: Jun 29, 2001

Scorpion Mountain  Sucess!

An easy "2fer" along with Sunrise.

Cascade Scrambler

Cascade Scrambler - Sep 4, 2012 12:10 am Date Climbed: Sep 2, 2012

The only worthy summit of the day  Sucess!

Excellent views made up for the disappointment of Sunrise Mountain earlier. Dunno if I believe the mileage as I bagged both summits, with picture breaks, and spent time BS'ing with a bunch of people and still did the whole thing in well under four hours. The TH doesn't really meet the criteria for a TH that requires a USFS parking permit. It's literally just a dead end- on a road that should by all rights continue another mile. No services of any kind, and no signage either. Second of four summits of the day.

belowfellow

belowfellow - Feb 16, 2011 4:00 pm Date Climbed: Jul 4, 2007

Scorpion-Sunrise  Sucess!

I have been atop these two summits a few times during the early summer wildflower blooms. Excellent show.

Bryan K

Bryan K - Oct 19, 2009 5:53 pm Date Climbed: Oct 13, 2009

Few snowflakes  Sucess!

A great hike with a good friend. A few sunbreaks and snowflakes along the way

gimpilator

gimpilator - Oct 13, 2009 7:39 pm Date Climbed: Oct 13, 2009

Cold and Windy  Sucess!

Nice to be back in the Wild Sky. Sunrise felt more like a high point on the ridge. I guess it is. Bryan and I continued on to Scorpion which was nicer at the end when we finally got out of the trees. We had partial sun all the way to the summit but were surrounded by falling snow clouds. Finally they closed in and we got a few flakes on the way back to the car.

Redwic

Redwic - Sep 7, 2008 2:06 am Date Climbed: Sep 6, 2008

Foggy Day!!!  Sucess!

The forecast was for a mostly sunny day, but the area around this mountain was foggy and cloudy all morning. The trail was in better condition than I expected, and some sections were steeper than I anticipated. I really liked the memorial some people constructed at the summit. I enjoyed following Johnson Ridge Trail #1067 so much I continued to Joan Lake.

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