Big Snagtooth/West Ridge

Trip

Basic Alpine Climb - Big Snagtooth/West Ridge

An early season climb in the Washington Pass area.

Info
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  • Sat, May 27, 2017 — Sun, May 28, 2017
  • Seattle Climbing
  • Climbing
  • Aid Climb
  • Adults
  • Basic Rock Climb
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 7.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 4,500 ft

TBD.  We will sleep at the trailhead and get an early start.

This will be a 1 day climb of Big Snagtooth.  We will choose the day based on the weather. 

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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