Mount Constance/South Chute


Basic Alpine Climb - Mount Constance/South Chute

A fun exposed climb to the third highest peak in the Olympics.

  • Fri, Aug 16, 2024 — Sun, Aug 18, 2024
  • Everett Climbing Committee
  • Climbing
  • Basic Alpine
  • Adults
  • Basic Alpine Climb, Strenuous 4, Technical 3
  • Challenging
  • Elevation Gain: 7,300 ft


Priority given to 2024 Everett Basic students and former grads. Anyone else, please email me and I can put you on the waitlist. Please be a strong scrambler, fit for long distance and lots of elevation gain, and comfortable with of 3rd and 4th class exposure. 


Mount Constance/South Chute

  • USGS Mt Deception

    USGS Mt Townsend

    USGS The Brothers

    Green Trails Olympic Mountains East No. 168S

    Trails Illustrated Olympic National Park
  • 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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