Big Snagtooth/West Ridge


Basic Alpine Climb - Big Snagtooth/West Ridge

A 1 day climb of the 95th tallest Bulger

  • Sun, May 27, 2018
  • Everett Climbing Committee
  • Climbing
  • Basic Alpine
  • Adults
  • Basic Rock Climb
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 8.5 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 4,300 ft

TBD, expect to camp near the trail head for an early start.

Preference given to 2017 Everett Basic students needing a climb to graduate.  Feel free to contact me prior to the registration opening date if you meet those conditions.  Asst lead inquiries welcome as well with preferecne going to the Everett branch.


Big Snagtooth/West Ridge

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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