Big Snagtooth/West Ridge

Trip

Basic Alpine Climb - Big Snagtooth/West Ridge

A Basic Rock climb near Washington Pass of the 95th highest peak in the state. Big Snagtooth is known for great views of Silver Star and the Kangaroo Ridge as well as unusual final summit moves. We will be doing this climb as a one-day round trip.

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  • Fri, Jun 14, 2019
  • Seattle Climbing
  • Climbing
  • Basic Alpine
  • Adults
  • Basic Rock Climb
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 7.5 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 4,500 ft
  • High Point Elevation: 8,330 ft

TBD

Michael Nanney is the Mentored Leader and primary contact for this climb.

Route/Place

Big Snagtooth/West Ridge


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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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