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Basic Alpine Climb - Monte Cristo/North Col

A beautiful remote climb, scheduled for past year student or graduates only. Current year students, please do NOT register for this climb. You shall be fit and ready for steep snow travel efficiently for the trip to be successful. Read leader notes fully before registering.

  • Sat, Jun 1, 2024 — Sun, Jun 2, 2024
  • Seattle Climbing
  • Climbing
  • Basic Alpine
  • Adults
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 14.0
  • Elevation Gain: 3,900 ft
  • Pace: Aerobic
  • FULL, 3 on waitlist (5 capacity)
  • FULL, 2 on waitlist (2 capacity)
  • Cancellation & Refund Policy

Early on Saturday. More details to be shared as the date nears.

Trip Report for your reading:

Participant Expectations:

  • Eligibility: Basic Climbing Student or graduate from 2023 or previous years. Must be competent in traveling steep snow.
  • Capability to camp and be self-sufficient on snow (hopefully conditions allow for dry campsites).
  • All to stick together as a group for our journey to the destination.
  • Pacing will be adjusted to accommodate one having a bad day, but everyone is welcome to self-evaluate if they are fit to join. if you do not know, please reach out to me and we can discuss it further.
  • All decisions shall be made and discussed with a full group.
  • Speaking up in the outdoors is difficult and I understand that, but I hope to be a friend and that you feel open to chatting or speaking up more. I certainly encourage that.
  • I also encourage all of my participants to have their thinking hats on and be equal participants. 
  • Trips tend to get canceled if self-care is not possible. 
  • Destination changes will be discussed in the email if the weather doesn't support this climb. All to participate in the decision-making of the same.
  • Pacing on my trips is to be, near and if possible, in our aerobic zones. Good training and conditioning will allow such to live this expectation on the trip and still have time to attain the summit if weather permits.

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

will be discussed and shared via email as the date nears

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