Basic Alpine Climb - Morning Star Peak/South Ridge

Trip

Basic Alpine Climb - Morning Star Peak/South Ridge

Rescheduled from 4/23-24 weekend. This is a 1 day climb on the best weather day with preference for Saturday. Pls read leader's notes.

Info
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  • Sun, Jun 20, 2021
  • Seattle Climbing
  • Climbing
  • Basic Alpine
  • Adults
  • Strenuous 4, Technical 3
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 5.5 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 3,850 ft

TBD

Open to climbing grads who I've climbed with before.   Difficult peak needing optimum conditions.  Steep snow.  

You may request permission for sign up anytime, but must be serious about going.

Route/Place

Morning Star Peak/South Ridge


Roster
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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