Mount Pershing


Mount Pershing and Jefferson Peak from Mt. Washington
Photo by John Myers
Overview
  • Elevation: South Peak 6154 ft
  • Subpeaks: Middle Peak ca. 5871 ft - North Peak ca. 5600 ft - Mt. Ben 5650 ft
  • Prominence: 1114 ft
  • Lat/Long: N 47.55206 W 123.25600
  • Glaciers: None
  • Difficulty: Rock Scramble
  • Best Months for Climbing: May - August
  • Year First Climbed: 1939
  • First Successful Climbers: Don Dooley, Robert Henderson, Walt Ingalls, and Bob Mandelhorn via Middle Peak and Route 4 saddle

Maps
  • Custom Correct: Mount Skokomish - Lake Cushman
  • Green Trails: The Brothers (#168)
  • USGS 7.5 Minute: Mt Skokomish, Mt. Washington
  • Acme map

Routes - South Peak

  • Route 1, Grade II, Class 3 via S Ridge past Mt. Ben
  • Route 2, Grade II, Class 4, via Jefferson Creek way trail to couloir and 5200 ft bench
  • Route 3, Grade II, Class 3, via East Ridge
  • Route 4, Grade II, Class 3, via Mildred Lakes trail to saddle between Middle & South Peaks
  • Route 5, Grade II, Class 3, via Hamma Hamma road and NW side of Pershing-Jefferson ridge
  • Route 6, Grade II, Class 3, via Hamma Hamma road to basins on N side and saddle between Middle & South Peaks
  • Route 7, Grade II, Class 3, via Jefferson creek way trail to 4300 ft basin
Routes - Middle Peak
  • Route 1, Grade I, Class 2 via route 4 of South Peak
  • Route 2, Grade I, Class 3 via route 4 of South Peak to direct cliffs
Routes - North Peak
  • Route 1, Grade I, Class 3 via Mildred Lakes trail
  • Route 2, Grade I, Class 3 via North Couloir

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