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Basic Alpine Climb - Magic Mountain/South Ridge

Quick weekend outing to the north-end of the Ptarmigan Traverse...

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  • Sat, Jul 25, 2015 — Sun, Jul 26, 2015
  • Tacoma Basic Alpine Climbing
  • Climbing
  • Basic Alpine
  • Adults
  • Basic Alpine Climb
  • Challenging

TBD... Likely early Saturday morning at the Cascade Pass trailhead. 

Targeting Magic Mountain but potentially summiting other peaks in the area depending on group and conditions.

Preference given to Tacoma Basic students in need of climb credit. 

Route/Place

Magic Mountain/South Ridge



  • USGS Cascade Pass

    Green Trails Cascade Pass No. 80

    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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