Kangaroo Temple/North Face

Trip

Basic Alpine Climb - Kangaroo Temple/North Face

This climb is reserved for Basic Climbing Course students (any branch) who have not yet completed a rock climb.

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  • Sun, Aug 24, 2014
  • Seattle Climbing
  • Climbing
  • Basic Alpine
  • Adults
  • Basic Rock Climb, Strenuous 2, Technical 4
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 6.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,500 ft

We'll be departing from the trailhead at 5:45 AM. Car camping Saturday night at or near the trailhead is strongly recommended.

This climb is reserved for Basic Climbing Course students (any branch) who have not yet completed a rock climb. Please do a bit of research before deciding if this climb is right for you. You will likely enjoy this climb if you have good rock scramble skills (T5 experience) and are comfortable with lots of exposure. Registration for 2 participant spots opens online at 5:45 AM on Monday August 11. Advanced leader permission is not required. No early signup.

Route/Place

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 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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