Mount Shasta/Avalanche Gulch

Trip

Basic Alpine Climb - Mount Shasta/Avalanche Gulch

Mt Shasta!

  • Wed, Jul 3, 2019 — Fri, Jul 5, 2019
  • Seattle Climbing
  • Climbing
  • Basic Alpine
  • Adults
  • Basic Alpine Climb
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 12.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 7,200 ft
  • High Point Elevation: 14,000 ft

Wednesday 7/3 at 1 PM in Seattle.

Selected Shasta after seeing poor weather on our original plan to do the Ice Cap Slam in the North Cascades.

Route/Place

Mount Shasta/Avalanche Gulch


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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 sleeping bag rated to +20 degrees or colder
  • A sleeping pad
  • A back pack (40 to 60 liters)
  • Webbing and accessory cords
  • 6 straight gate carabiners
  • 2 locking carabiners
  • Large pear-shaped locking 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
  • Cordellete
  • Picket or other relevant protection
  • Extra webbing or cord
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