Kangaroo Temple/North Face


Basic Alpine Climb - Kangaroo Temple/North Face

Basic Rock climb for Olympia Basic Climbing students.

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  • Basic Rock Climb, Strenuous 2, Technical 4
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 6.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,500 ft

7:00 am, hairpin turn on SR20, east side of Washington Pass.

This is the first day of a two-day trip to do Basic Rock climbs on Kangaroo Temple/N Face (Sat) and The Fin/NW Ridge (Sun). Option to drive up Friday and camp overnight. Will camp out Saturday night. Preference given to Olympia Basic Climbing students. Rope leaders may be from any branch, and may sign up for both days, if desired. Students: please sign up for only one day, leaving room for students on the other day.


Kangaroo Temple/North Face

  • USGS Silver Star Mtn

    USGS Washington Pass

    Trails Illustrated North Cascades National Park

    Green Trails Washington Pass No. 50
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Required Equipment

Required Equipment

  • The Ten Essentials
  • Mountain boots
  • Ice axe
  • Day pack
  • Webbing and accessory cords
  • 6 straight gate carabiners
  • 2 locking carabiners
  • Large pear-shaped carabiner
  • Belay device
  • Climbing harness
  • Helmet
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