Route Name: Main trailhead
Snow Level: 4000 ft
Elevation Gain: 5300 ft
Total Miles: 11.00 mi
Gear: Ice axe, mountaineering boots, and trekking poles.
From Trail Head to Trail Head: 8.0 hours
From Trail Head to Summit: 5.0 hours
Weather: Partly cloudy
The route is pretty straightforward. Pugh mountain trail goes all the way to the summit. Lots of elevation gain on this one.
We encountered a few snow patches, one of which was pretty steep but manageable.
Overall a really beautiful climb in the Darrington area.