North Early Winter Spire/South Face

Trip

Basic Alpine Climb - North Early Winter Spire/South Face

Climbing an Intermediate route as if it were a Basic climb. This does mean I have to be super careful who I let on the climb, so Basic students by invite-only.

Info
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  • Sun, Sep 2, 2018
  • Seattle Climbing
  • Climbing
  • Basic Alpine
  • Adults
  • Intermediate Rock Climb
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 5.0 mi

A group members will be camping out in the WA Pass area the night before.  We'll likely make a pre-dawn start.

Route/Place

North Early Winter Spire/South Face


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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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