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Ruth Mountain

Ultimate First-Time Mountain Experience

With quick access to glaciat­ed ter­rain and a spec­tac­u­lar set­ting on the north side of Mount Shuk­san, climb­ing Ruth Moun­tain offers one of the best entry lev­el peaks for first time moun­taineers. From the sum­mit of Ruth Moun­tain you get a glimpse into the spec­tac­u­lar Pick­ets Range and a unique north side view of Mount Shuksan. 

With some excep­tions this climb is done as our pre­ferred des­ti­na­tion for our Intro­duc­tion to Moun­taineer­ing Course — view dates here. Oth­er­wise, it can be done on a cus­tom basis.

Price

  • Ruth Moun­tain

    $540 – 2 Days

Dates

Custom Dates Available — Contact Us

Policies

Itinerary

Flight Information

For sched­uled cours­es and climbs, you should fly into Seat­tle-Taco­ma Inter­na­tion­al Air­port (SeaT­ac). You are respon­si­ble for your trans­porta­tion to down­town Seat­tle. You will meet as a group with your guide(s) ear­ly morn­ing on Day 1 for an ori­en­ta­tion meet­ing and equip­ment check.

Equipment

View Our Rentals

Elevation

7,115 ft / 2169 m

Route

North Ridge

Client to Guide Ratio

5:1

Difficulty

Beginner

No prior climbing experience is required. Climbers should be in good physical condition and it is highly recommended that they have some backpacking experience.