Ingalls Peak/South Ridge


Basic Alpine Climb - Ingalls Peak/South Ridge

Priority for Tacoma until Sep 1, then open to other branches

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  • Basic Rock Climb, Strenuous 2, Technical 2
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 8.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 3,500 ft
  • Pace: Moderate

6am at the Esmeralda Basin Trailhead. Option to car camp the night before.

I'm giving first priority to the students from my cancelled Ingalls climb in June. Open to Tacoma basics or grads on July 27, then open to other branches on Sep 1. 


Ingalls Peak/South Ridge

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

  • The Ten Essentials
  • Mountain boots or hiking boots
  • 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)
  • Fleece or puffy jacket
  • Belay gloves
  • Warm gloves or mittens
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