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Mountaineers Irish Cabin Peaks

Showing Andy Boos's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (18 out of 24, or 75%)

RankPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 6) Prom-Ft Ascent Date
1.Tolmie Peak5920Mount Rainier West Foothills7601987-08-02
2.Sluiskin Mountain-The Squaw6960Mount Rainier North Foothills4001989-07-04
3.Fay Peak6492Mount Rainier West Foothills921992-07-12
3.Mount Pleasant6454Mount Rainier West Foothills1741992-07-12
3.Hessong Rock6385Mount Rainier West Foothills1851992-07-12
6.Bearhead Mountain6089Mount Rainier North Foothills11291992-08-29
7.Observation Rock8364Mount Rainier Massif2441995-07-29
7.Echo Rock7870Mount Rainier Massif1901995-07-29
9.First Mother Mountain6480Mount Rainier West Foothills2802005-08-03
9.Castle Peak6120Mount Rainier West Foothills1602005-08-03
11.Florence Peak5508Mount Rainier West Foothills3482014-05-22
12.Pitcher Mountain5941Mount Rainier North Foothills10212015-01-21
13.Bearhead Mountain-East Peak6041Mount Rainier North Foothills2812015-01-30
13.Old Baldy Mountain5796Mount Rainier North Foothills7562015-01-30
15.Arthur Peak5465Mount Rainier West Foothills3052017-04-16
16.Gove Peak5310Mount Rainier West Foothills302018-03-20
17.Old Desolate7137Mount Rainier North Foothills10172018-04-24
17.Mineral Mountain6500Mount Rainier North Foothills1002018-04-24
 Sluiskin Mountain-The Chief7026Mount Rainier North Foothills906 
 Crescent Mountain6715Mount Rainier North Foothills275 
 Second Mother Mountain6375Mount Rainier West Foothills415 
 Tyee Peak6000Mount Rainier North Foothills40 
 Third Mother Mountain5804Mount Rainier West Foothills244 
 Redstone Peak5680Mount Rainier North Foothills240 

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List Description

The Irish Cabin was a Mountaineers Lodge on the Mowich Lake Road, just inside Mount Rainier National Park. It was torn down in 1978, but it's site is still used as a meeting point for the Tacoma Mountaineers. The cabin was a base for hikes and climbs in the north and west foothills of Mount Ranier, and the 24 peaks on this list are all relatively low summits in the great shadow of "The Mountain".

You can earn the first Irish Cabin Peaks Pin by climbing any 12 peaks on this list, and the second pin by climbing the remaining 12. While none of these summits are mountaineering objectives on the order of Mount Rainier itself, most of them are moderately challenging scrambles into alpine terrain. Views of Mount Rainier from all of these summits are suberb, as you have a front-row seat to the exceptionally impressive northern flanks of the greatest single peak in the United States outside Alaska.


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