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Basic Alpine Climb - Mount Washington/North Ridge (Oregon)

Rarely climbed central Oregon volcano. Combo climb with Three Fingered Jack (OR)

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  • Sat, Aug 17, 2019 — Sun, Aug 18, 2019
  • Tacoma Climbing Subcommittee
  • Climbing
  • Rock Climb
  • Adults
  • Basic Rock Climb
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 10.8 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 3,114 ft
  • High Point Elevation: 7,794 ft


Priority for Tacoma climbing community until 7/26/19.  Combo climb with Three Fingered Jack, 8/18/19.  Not recommended as a first basic rock climb.


Mount Washington/North Ridge (Oregon)

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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