Concord Tower/North Face

Trip

Basic Alpine Climb - Concord Tower/North Face

Climb up the LB/Concord notch and climb some variation of the NF of Concord Tower.

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  • Sun, Sep 14, 2014
  • Bellingham Branch Climbing
  • Climbing
  • Intermediate Alpine
  • Adults
  • Intermediate Rock Climb
  • Moderate

Meet at the hairpin and camp, then get after it.

This is an intermediate level climb but can count as basic climbing course credit if the student is competent at following at this grade.

Route/Place

Concord Tower/North Face



  • USGS Washington Pass

    Green Trails Washington Pass No. 50

    Trails Illustrated North Cascades National Park
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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
  • stoke, smiles, and only some of the stuff above.
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