Buck Mountain/Southwest Route

Trip

Basic Alpine Climb - Buck Mountain/Southwest Route

We will climb Fortress and Buck Mountains over 3 days. Actual route will differ from the description about (30 miles RT with 10,000' of elevation gain)

  • Fri, Jul 24, 2020 — Sun, Jul 26, 2020
  • Seattle Climbing
  • Climbing
  • Basic Alpine
  • Adults
  • Strenuous 5, Technical 5
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 30.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 10,000 ft
  • High Point Elevation: 8,760 ft
  • Pace: Moderate 2 MPH

TBD

This is a long strenuous trip, all participants must be in excellent physical shape.

Route/Place

Buck Mountain/Southwest Route



  • USGS Trinity

    USGS Clark Mountain

    Green Trails Holden No. 113

    Trails Illustrated Glacier Peak Wilderness
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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)
  • Large pear-shaped carabiner
  • Helmet
  • Fleece or puffy jacket
  • Rain jacket and full-zip rain pants
  • Warm gloves or mittens
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