North Eagle Peak


Basic Alpine Climb - North Eagle Peak

Glorious views of the S side of Rainer, as well as a great way to hone cross country, crampon, and rope team travel skills on scramble terrain.

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  • Sat, Apr 13, 2019
  • Seattle Climbing
  • Climbing
  • Basic Alpine
  • Adults
  • Basic Alpine Climb
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 6.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 3,200 ft
  • High Point Elevation: 5,884 ft

Various Park and Rides to accommodate attendees interested in carpooling, then we'll meet near the Longmire Museum at 7am for a last opportunity to visit a heated restroom.

Only for recent/frequent winter scramble attendees who are Basic Graduates (or possibly strong climbing students) on a case by case basis.  A great way to hone cross country, crampon, and rope team travel skills. Attendees are strongly encouraged to read the overview and ascent/descent details by following the Route/Place details link below.  Photos from prior trips can be seen here. As with all winter trips changing conditions may necessitate a last minute change of venue.


North Eagle Peak

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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