Mount Adams/South Spur

Trip

Basic Alpine Climb - Mount Adams/South Spur

3-day winter climb of Mount Adams - Denali Prep

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  • Fri, Mar 31, 2017 — Sun, Apr 2, 2017
  • Tacoma Basic Alpine Climbing
  • Climbing
  • Basic Alpine
  • Intermediate
  • Adults
  • Strenuous 5, Technical 4
  • For Beginners (Getting Started Series)
  • Mileage: 30.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 9,000 ft

TBD

Expedition training trip for Denali, 2017. Road with snow approximately 8 miles from Cold Springs Campground. Day 1 - Skin/Snowshoe to Cold Springs Campground and build camp. Day 2 - Summit attempt. Day 3 - Break camp and descend.

Route/Place

Mount Adams/South Spur


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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
  • Rescue pulley
  • Fleece or puffy jacket
  • Rain jacket and full-zip rain pants
  • Belay gloves
  • Warm gloves or mittens
  • Skis/Snowshoes
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