Muncaster Mountain


Muncaster Mountain
Photo by Don Abott

Overview
  • Elevation: 5910 ft
  • Subpeaks: None
  • Prominence: 990 ft
  • Lat/Long:  N 47.63795 W 123.51203
  • Glaciers: None
  • Difficulty: Steep Snow/Rock depending on route
  • Best Months for Climbing: July, August
  • Year First Climbed: 1941
  • First Successful Climbers: T. Nelson of the USGS

Maps
  • Custom Correct: Enchanted Valley-Skokomish
  • Green Trails: Mt Christie(#166)
  • USGS 7.5 Minute: Mount Christie, Chimney Peak
  • Acme map

Routes
  • Route 1, Grade II, Class 3 via Quinualt River trail
  • Route 2, Grade II, Class 4 via Pyrites Creek

Guidebook Corrections and Updates
  • None at this time

Historical References

    Muncaster Mountain is named for Roy Muncaster, Forest Ranger for Quinault District, Olympic National Forest, who was drowned when the SS Tuscania was torpedoed in WWI. 

    This link takes you to a webpage devoted to the memory of Roy Muncaster: http://renton.50megs.com/Tuscania/Celtics/muncaster.htm)


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