North Twin Sister/West Ridge


Basic Alpine Climb - North Twin Sister/West Ridge

Short-notice day-trip up North Twin with mountain bike approach

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  • Sat, Jul 26, 2014
  • Seattle Climbing
  • Climbing
  • Basic Alpine
  • Adults
  • Basic Alpine Climb, Strenuous 2, Technical 1
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 16.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 5,400 ft

Meet at the Bothell Park & Ride (off of SR-522 just west of the I-405 interchange) at 6am for carpooling.

Bring helmet, ice axe and mountain bike. We will ride the logging roads and stash the bikes in the trees at the trailhead. Bring plenty of water because this trip will be a long day and there is no running water on the route.


North Twin Sister/West Ridge

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

  • The Ten Essentials
  • mountain bike
  • jce axe
  • helmet
  • plenty of water
  • standard gear for a summer alpine climb in the Cascades
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