The Chilliwacks Peaks


Basic Alpine Climb - Mount Redoubt & Mount Spickard

This climb also includes Rahm and Custer.

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  • Fri, Aug 1, 2014 — Mon, Aug 4, 2014
  • Seattle Climbing
  • Climbing
  • Basic Alpine
  • Adults
  • Basic Alpine Climb
  • Challenging


Day 1 drive from seattle to TH on Aug 1- about 4 hours. Then hike to lake Ouzel which is another 6 hours. 
Day 2 Climb Rahm and Custer- both class 3/4 I am thinking about 8-10 hours
Day 3 Climb Redoubt which will be about 8 hours
Day 4 Climb Spickard (5 hours) and walk out and drive home (8 hours)
All times are estimates as I have not done this climb. We will also have a border crossing to deal with so make sure you bring proper ID. Passport or Drivers Licence.

The Chilliwacks Peaks

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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