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Basic Alpine Climb - Monte Cristo/North Col

Strenuous day trip (best weather day)

  • Fri, Jun 12, 2020
  • Everett Climbing Committee
  • Climbing
  • Basic Alpine
  • Adults
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 14.0
  • Elevation Gain: 3,900 ft


Strenuous one day with car camp.  We are picking the best of two days, weather-wise.

Preference given to Everett Students until May 15, or to military servicemen (veteran, active or reserved, any branch)

Mountain bike required

Please indicate you have read these notes if you inquire to join this climb.


Monte Cristo/North Col

  • Green Trails Sloan Peak No. 111

    Green Trails Monte Cristo No. 143

    USGS Monte Cristo

    USGS Blanca Lake
  • See full route/place details.
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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