Basic Alpine Climb - Hozomeen Mountain: North Peak/Northeast Buttress


Basic Alpine Climb - Hozomeen Mountain: North Peak/Northeast Buttress

You need to be very comfortable scrambling on exposed terrain. Best 3 days out of 4 posted. Pls read leader's notes.

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  • Thu, Jul 23, 2020 — Mon, Jul 27, 2020
  • Seattle Climbing
  • Climbing
  • Basic Alpine
  • Adults
  • Basic Alpine Climb, Technical 5, Strenuous 4
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 10.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 9,080 ft


Have not decided on approach yet...whether using Skyline II Trail or Trail of the Obelisk.

If we're finished early, we can always return a day early, but please don't count on it.

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Hozomeen Mountain: North Peak/Northeast Buttress

  • USGS Hozomeen Mountain

    USGS Skagit Peak

    Green Trails Ross Lake No. 16

    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
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