Devil's Peak/South Ridge

Trip

Basic Alpine Climb - Devil's Peak/South Ridge

A pleasant, but potentially challenging Basic Alpine climb off the Mountain Loop Highway.

Info
COVID-19: Learn about our most up-to-date guidance for participants and leaders on our COVID-19 Response page. All participants and leaders must agree to the COVID-19 Code of Conduct before participating in this Mountaineers activity.
  • Sun, May 7, 2017
  • Seattle Climbing
  • Climbing
  • Basic Alpine
  • Adults
  • Basic Alpine Climb, Strenuous 3, Technical 4
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 6.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 3,500 ft

6:30 AM Verlot Ranger Station.

2nd year students needing an "anything" climb to graduate will be allowed to sign up before general sign up opens. Contact the climb leader directly if you are 2nd year student needing this for credit to graduate.

Snowshoes are required for the approach.

Route/Place

Devil's Peak/South Ridge


Roster
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
Trip Reports