Ingalls Peak-South Ridge Weather (Days 0-3): The weather forecast for Ingalls Peak-South Ridge is: A dusting of new snowTemperatures will be below freezing (max -4°C on Tue morning, min -7°C on Sun morning)Winds increasing (light winds from the SW on Sun night, strong winds from the W by Tue night). The final 0.3 mile switchbacks up to Ingalls Pass, about 3 miles from the trailhead. First Ascent: Dave Hiser and Al Lee, September 9, 1961Dike Chimney & East Ridge Grade II Class 5. Ascends the prominent shelf on the face to an open book that leads to the East Ridge.First Ascent: Lex Maxwell and Bob McCall, June 1956.East Ridge Grade II 5.7. Scramble up for even better views of Mount Stuart and the other range peaks of the Teanaway and Enchantments. In the spring with good snow conditions this is little more than a hike up easy snow slopes. From the parking lot at the end of the road, take trail #1394 (the only trail), and after a little ways, take the right trail to Longs Pass, then branch left on trail #1390 to Ingalls Pass. The trail now descends briefly before contouring around the upper flank of Headlight Basin. Ingalls Pass Headlight Basin Ingalls Lake Ingalls Col South Ingalls Peak (7641′) —————– Trip Report Summary —————– Region: Central Washington Cascades. There are three peaks, denoted as South, North, and East Ingalls Peak.The North Peak is the highest at 7,662 feet with the South Peak at about 7,640 feet and the East Peak at about 7,500 feet. The peak is located in the Alpine Lakes Wilderness Area and a Northwest Forest Pass is required for parking at the trailhead. Take the left heading away from Long's Pass. Ingalls Creek Trailhead Provides access to : Ingalls Creek Trail #1215 which is within Alpine Lakes Wilderness . It is not clear whether this ascent was of the South or the North Peak. Also to the northeast is the dominant peak in the area, Mt. Though not high in elevation and not composed of the same excellent granite as the main peaks in the range, the peaks are an extremely popular destination and some fine climbing is to be found. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from July until October. See this site for current wilderness regulations and permit information: Alpine Lakes WildernessNo permits are required for camping, however no camping is allowed at Ingalls Lake. It is at the base of the Mount Stewart Mountain Range and the Enchantments - mountain lakes over 6,000 feet high. (70), Comments We were the only group on the summit. For example, the Ingalls Peak is a minor, but very nice, summit just west of the Stuart massif. The trail is in great shape, and we made it to Ingalls pass in 90 minutes, where we saw our first mountain goat. At approximately 1.4 miles, another trail junction begs you to venture right and up to Longs Pass, a side trip that adds 1.4 miles round-trip to your adventure. Trip: Ingalls Peak - South Ridge Trip Date: 05/05/2018 Trip Report: Slog is a four letter word. Destination: South Ingalls Peak (+7640') Date: November 9, 2003 Difficulty: 4 Payoff: 4 Starting Point: Esmeralda Basin Trailhead (c.4200') High Point: South Ingalls Peak (+7640') Round Trip Distance: c.11 miles Equipment: The ten essentials, ice axe, crampons Mountain Skills: Route finding, class 3 rock, moderate snow and ice Northeast is Headlight Basin and Ingalls Lake. Aconcagua mountain itself has many routes, photos, and trip reports as children. Take the left hand fork and drive about a mile to the trailhead. From Wenatchee, WA, take US-2 West/US-97 South for 13.9 miles. Headed out super early to hike in and climb Ingalls peak (3 pitches in the mountains). Take a right at the intersection and follow the trail to the Long's Pass trail intersection. Sub-Region: Teanaway Mountains. Ascend the face above the notch between the East and North Peaks.South Face, Left Side Grade II Class 5. See the Red Tape section for a link with details.Camping is not allowed at Ingalls Lake. 5 people on the trip. All Rights Reserved. South Ingalls Peak Hike Info. Yes, it's more crowded, but it's a much more aesthetic climb. The trail makes a long traverse followed by several switchbacks as it makes it's way to Ingalls Pass at about 6,500 feet. Turn left on the Teanaway River Road and continue 23 mi to the road end parking area at 4,243 ft, about 1 mi beyond the DeRoux Campground (Forest Road 9737). Probably the second most popular route in the area.First Ascent: Don Jones and Barry Prather, June 1957. Trailhead Co-ordinates: 47.4359, -120.9372 Open map in new window. This sucker was big, was right in our way, and had no intention of moving. Also, numerous other guidebooks describe the South Ridge Route on the North Peak. South Ingalls Peak Climbing Trip. Then probably hiked another mile or 2 up hill as the weather started deteriorating and … Ingalls Peak, June 14 2019. Before we reach the trailhead, I have an encounter with Johnny Law outside Cle Elum and score a $105 ticket. Follow the trail to the left as it makes a high traverse around the valley below. Drive about 5 miles and turn left on the Teanaway River Road. Expect company on weekends.First Ascent: Keith Rankin and Ken Solberg, May 30, 1941.Southeast Face Grade I 5.3. Snoqualmie Region -- Salmon La Sac/Teanaway, Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest, Cle Elum Ranger District, You can improve or add to this guidebook entry, Washington Trails Association Lake Ingalls may be fairly accessible from a hiking perspective but getting to it is a bit of a trek. Trailhead Directions Look at the GPS Track Download GPS Track. (This can also be done in the reverse direction. Then take the exit for US-97 South and follow it for about 7 miles. Ingalls Peak (8/6/16, 12:04:19) Lake Ingalls. Ingalls Peak is a 7,662-foot (2,335-metre) triple-summit mountain located in the Alpine Lakes Wilderness, along the common border of Kittitas County and Chelan County, in Washington state. (123), Climber's Log Entries Snow above Lake Ingalls on the approach. Lake Ingalls is a 8.8 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Cle Elum, Washington that features a waterfall and is rated as difficult. The North Peak's easiest route is Class 4. Ingalls Peak (North) - South Ridge. Seattle, WA 98104. Ascends an obvious deep couloir to the East Ridge. There are many nice free camps along the road in, but little firewood. Our tax identification number is EIN 91-0900134. The decision to wander up to Ingalls South Peak on a Friday was well rewarded as we only encountered about half a dozen people on the trail to the lake. It's frequently used my mountaineering clubs and guiding services for this purpose. The Ingalls Creek trail is the longest unspoiled valley trail in the United States. It is recommended that you camp along the trail before reaching the Lake. 60 Trip Reports for this trail, below South Ingalls Peak Map & Directions. Turn right at Valley Hi. Routes on the North Peak:Southwest Face Grade I Class 4. There is much loose rock.South Ridge: Grade II 5.4 to 5.6 depending on variation. Several trails that diverge from that one: Falls Creek Trail #1216, Cascade Creek Trail #1217, Hardscrabble Creek Trail #1219, Fourth Creek Trail #1218, and Longs Pass Trail #1229. Getting to the trailhead: Directions, lodging, trail facilities. Lat/Lon: 47.47400°N / 120.945°W Elevation: 7662 ft / 2335 m 14.5 hours trailhead to trailhead. Spencer Moritz 5 years, 4 months ago Lake Ingless. The This is the classic route in the area with good rock and well worthwhile. This is the easiest route on the peak and has several variations. Car camping is available at the DeRoux Campground and other campgrounds on the Teanaway River Road. Its popularity is quite justified. Stuart. I definitely recommend the 5.6 route. Washington Trails Association is 501(c)(3) nonprofit. The summit of the East Peak is the least accessible of the three with its easiest route beingClass 5.An ascent of the East Peak combined with a climb of the East Ridge of the North Peak makes for an enjoyable and interesting traverse. The approach travels through superlative scenery, and the technical part is short and easy climbing on good rock. WTAâs Commitment to Stand Against Racism, Snow Lake Trail: Helping an Iconic Trail Step Up Sustainability. There was a nip in the air as we got out of the car and put on our approach shoes. Fortune Peak and South Ingalls Peak. Because of relatively easy short access and the short routes on the peaks, this area is extremely popular and can often seem overcrowded. Ingalls Peaks are located just west of Mount Stuart in the Stuart Range of the North Cascades. North Ingalls Peak - 7662' - South ridge Class 5.4 South Ingalls Peak - 7640' - North Ridge Class 2 October 2012. The following section describing the three peaks includes a list of the routes on each.It is not intended to be a guide – just a list of possibilities.Several routes are described in detail with photos in the route pages attached to this page. Ingalls Creek Trailhead Provides access to : Ingalls Creek Trail #1215 which is within Alpine Lakes Wilderness . Ingalls Peak 7662’ Trip Report June 09, 2001. 1 review of Ingalls Peak ""Baby's first alpine rock climb" This is probably the best mountain to test your skills in the wild as a beginning trad climber. I've climbed the 5.7 route and the 5.6 route. Accessed off I-90 through the town of Roslyn, getting to the trailhead is also much easier when coming from the west side of the Cascades. I parked at the Ingalls Lake trailhead and hiked the trail to Ingalls Pass. Me reaching the summit of North Ingalls . The trailhead is at the end of the North Fork of the Teanaway River road. Make a right on Ingalls Way Trail (trail 1390). It is best done during the week. Ingalls Lake is probably the most popular hike in the Teanaway Valley. For example, theAconcagua mountain page has the 'Aconcagua Group' and the 'Seven Summits' asparents and is a parent itself to many routes, photos, and Trip Reports. Contributions to WTA are tax deductible, and we are committed to making the best use of every donation to our mission. The following day we got up early, and began the longer-than-anticipated approach to the East Ridge of Ingalls Peak, North Peak (not sure why it's not called North Ingalls Peak). 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