Chair Peak/Southeast Route


Basic Alpine Climb - Chair Peak/Southeast Route

This is a mentored climb for Jason Wilson. Please e-mail Jason directly for all questions and leader permission requests. Priority given to Olympia Basic Climbing students in need of a climb to graduate until 9/1/18.

  • Basic Alpine Climb
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 6.5 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,500 ft
  • High Point Elevation: 6,238 ft

Trip details will be provided to participants on the roster as the climb date approaches.


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Chair Peak/Southeast Route

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

  • The Ten Essentials
  • Mountain boots that can accept crampons (not hiking boots)
  • Rock shoes (recommended)
  • A back pack (40 to 60 liters)
  • Personal anchor with locking carabiner
  • 1 Double slings
  • Accessory cords for autoblock
  • 2 non locking carabiners
  • 2 locking carabiners
  • Large pear-shaped carabiner
  • Belay device
  • Climbing harness
  • Helmet
  • Chock pick (nut tool)
  • Belay gloves
  • Chalk bag (optional)
  • Appropriate rack (leads)
  • 60m rope (leads)
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