Black Peak/South Ridge


Basic Alpine Climb - Black Peak/South Ridge

Two-day climb. Priority climb for Vineeth & Manisha's SIG students and SIG helper rope leads.

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  • Sat, Aug 31, 2019 — Sun, Sep 1, 2019
  • Seattle Climbing
  • Climbing
  • Basic Alpine
  • Adults
  • Basic Alpine Climb
  • Moderate

2-day climb of Sloan. Exact meeting place and time TBD closer to the climb.

Priority climb for Vineeth & Manisha's SIG students and helper rope leads until end of June (please do not reach out to the leader to request permission until registration opening date). After that, priority for Super Volunteers, Basic grads who have helped with Basic Field Trips in 2019, and students who still need a climb to graduate.


Black Peak/South 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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