Mount Cruiser/Southwest Corner

Trip

Basic Alpine Climb - Mount Cruiser/Southwest Corner

An interesting basic rock climb, suitable for students needing a rock climb for basic climbing course credit. Priority given to Olympia Branch Students until May 15th. Please direct all leader permission requests to Mentored Leader Sara Ludeman [saraludeman@ymail.com]

Info
COVID-19: Learn about our most up-to-date guidance for participants and leaders on our COVID-19 Response page. All participants and leaders must agree to the COVID-19 Code of Conduct before participating in this Mountaineers activity.
  • Fri, Jun 28, 2019 — Sun, Jun 30, 2019
  • Olympia Climbing Committee
  • Climbing
  • Basic Alpine
  • Adults
  • Basic Rock Climb, Strenuous 3, Technical 2
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 20.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 5,300 ft

Multi-day trip.  More details about the plan and logistics as the date for the climb approaches.

Please direct all leader permission requests to Mentored Leader Sara Ludeman [saraludeman@ymail.com]

Route/Place

Mount Cruiser/Southwest Corner



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    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
  • Rain jacket and full-zip rain pants
  • Belay gloves
  • Warm gloves or mittens
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