Mount Olympus

 
 Mt. Olympus, Blue Glacier.
Photo by John Scurlock


Overview
  • Elevation: 7969 ft (West Peak, highest summit in Olympic Range)
  • Subpeaks: Middle Peak (7929 ft), East Peak (7762 ft), Panic Peak (6809 ft)
  • Prominence: 7829 ft
  • Lat/Long: N 47.80122 W 123.71078
  • Glaciers: Blue, Hoh, Humes, Jeffers, Hubert, White, Black
  • Difficulty: Basic Snow/Ice Climb
  • Best Months for Climbing: June, July, August, September
  • Year First Climbed (recognized): 1907
  • First (recognized) Successful Climbers: L.A. Nelson and party

Maps
  • Custom Correct Mt Olympus map
  • Green Trails: Mt Olympus #134, Mt Tom #133
  • USGS 7.5Minute: Mount Olympus, Mount Tom
  • Acme map

Routes - West Peak

  • Route 1, Grade II, Class 3, via Snow Dome w/variations
  • Route 2, Grade II, Class 3, via Humes Glacier over Middle Peak
  • Route 3, Grade II, Class 5.4, West Ridge
Routes - Middle Peak
  • Route 1, Grade II, Class 3, West side via Crystal Pass
  • Route 2, Grade II, Class 3, via East Peak approach
  • Route 3, Grade II, Class 4, via Blue Glacier icefall
Routes - East Peak
  • Route 1, Grade II, Class 3, SW side
  • Route 2, Grade II, Class 3, SE side via Glacier Pass

Guidebook Corrections and Updates


Photos

Glacier Pass. Photo by Greg Thies. Hoh Glacier. Photo by Long Bach Nguyen. East & Middle Peaks. Upper Blue Glacier Photo by Long Bach Nguyen.
Snow Dome from Panic Peak. Photo by Kevin Koski. West Peak Summit Block. Photo by John Myers. Blue Glacier. Photo by John Myers.
Mt. Olympus. Photo by John Scurlock. Snow Dome. Photo by Kevin Koski. Mt. Olympus, Blue Glacier, 1954.
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