Basic Alpine Climb - Monte Cristo/North Col

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Basic Alpine Climb - Monte Cristo/North Col

Pls read leaders notes. Photo taken from Glacier Basin.

  • Sat, Jun 1, 2019 — Sun, Jun 2, 2019
  • Seattle Climbing
  • Climbing
  • Basic Alpine
  • Adults
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 14.0
  • Elevation Gain: 3,900 ft

TBD

Tentative plan:

Need bike for ride to Monte Cristo townsite and then backpack to Glacier Basin for overnight.  Climb on day 2 and then return.  If we need to spend a 2nd night at Glacier Basin to make this climb successful, please be prepared to do so.

Challenging due to steep snow.  

Please do your research before requesting permission.

 

Route/Place

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.
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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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