Mount Cruiser/Southwest Corner

Trip

Basic Alpine Climb - Mount Cruiser/Southwest Corner

A relatively easy Basic Rock with a long hike in to an overnight campsite, and a morning Alpine approach. This is a classic.

Info
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  • Fri, Aug 18, 2017 — Sun, Aug 20, 2017
  • Olympia Basic Alpine Climbing
  • Climbing
  • Basic Alpine
  • Adults
  • Basic Rock Climb, Strenuous 3, Technical 2
  • For Beginners (Getting Started Series)
  • Mileage: 20.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 5,300 ft
  • FULL, 3 on waitlist (3 capacity)
  • FULL, 1 on waitlist (3 capacity)
  • Cancellation & Refund Policy

TBA

Olympia Basic Climbing students given first preference, roster will not open to others until April 15th.

Route/Place

Mount Cruiser/Southwest Corner



  • USGS Mt Skokomish

    USGS Mt Steel

    Green Trails Mt Steel No. 167

    Green Trails Olympic Mountains East No. 168S
  • 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
  • Overnight camping eqt.
  • Rain jacket and full-zip rain pants
  • Belay gloves
  • Warm gloves or mittens
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