Alpine Scramble - Mount Index/East Route

Trip

Alpine Scramble - Mount Index/East Route

Another Plan B trip due to poor weather on American Border Peak. We will traverse from the Persis tarns to Index.

Info
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  • Fri, Sep 28, 2018 — Sat, Sep 29, 2018
  • Seattle Climbing
  • Scrambling
  • Adults
  • Technical 5, Strenuous 5
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 13.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 5,500 ft
  • Pace: moderate

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Route/Place

Mount Index/East Route


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Required Equipment

Required Equipment

  • The Ten Essentials
  • Mountain boots that can accept crampons (not hiking boots)
  • Crampons
  • An ice axe (not technical ice tools)
  • A back pack (40 to 60 liters)
  • Webbing and accessory cords
  • 6 straight gate carabiners
  • 2 locking carabiners
  • Large pear-shaped carabiner
  • Belay device
  • Climbing harness
  • Helmet
  • Chock pick (nut tool)
  • Rescue pulley
  • Fleece or puffy jacket
  • Rain jacket and full-zip rain pants
  • Belay gloves
  • Warm gloves or mittens
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