Lundin Peak/West Ridge


Basic Alpine Climb - Lundin Peak/West Ridge

One day Basic Rock Climb of Lundin Peak. We start at Alpental. Do NOT go to Pacific Crest Trail parking lot.

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  • Sun, Oct 12, 2014
  • Seattle Climbing
  • Climbing
  • Basic Alpine
  • Adults
  • Basic Rock Climb, Strenuous 1, Technical 2
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 9.5 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 3,000 ft

Alpental Parking Lot at 6:00 AM near Source Lake Trailhead.  We are taking the "Alternative" approach (at the end of "APPROACH section" of Route description).   Do NOT follow Driving Directions to the Pacific Crest Trail parking lot.

NOTE:   ADDITIONAL ROPE LEADERS WELCOME.  If get more rope leaders,  will be able to add more participants.  [10-7-14  12:09 PM, JEO] 

John Ohlson is Leader of Record.  Rob Busack is Mentored Leader.  All participant contact will be with him after noon October 7.

LEADER'S PERMISSION REQUIRED UNTIL NOON OCTOBER 7.  Intense Basic students have priority until Tuesday October 7 at noon.  Regular course students who have committed via email will be signed up at that time by John Ohlson.  Regular Course Basic students or Graduates may sign up themselves beginning then.  Intermediate Student/Graduate Rope Leaders will sign up with John Ohlson until noon October 7; others may sign themselves up after that time.  After noon on October 7, participants will control their registration status.  Registration closes 5 PM October 10.  If you are on an October 11 climb which is cancelled for weather, you may sign up until noon October 11, but you must do this by email contact with BOTH the leader of record and the mentored leader.


Lundin Peak/West Ridge

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

  • The Ten Essentials
  • Mountain boots for approach.  Basic students are encouraged to do the climb in mountain boots., but may wear rock shoes if desired. Rope Leaders can wear anything they wish.
  • Crampons {NOT NEEDED]
  • An ice axe (not technical ice tools) {NOT NEEDED]
  • 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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