Pinnacle, Plummer, Denman, Lane & The Castle

Trip

Basic Alpine Climb - Pinnacle Peak & The Castle

The climb is now open to all branches but preference will be given to students who still need this type of climb to graduate.

Info
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  • Strenuous 3, Technical 4, Basic Alpine Climb
  • For Beginners (Getting Started Series)
  • Mileage: 7.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,400 ft

7:30 at the Pinnacle Peak TH.

This is a fun and scenic climb.

Route/Place

Pinnacle, Plummer, Denman, Lane & The Castle



  • USGS Mt Rainier East

    USGS Mt Rainier West

    Trails Illustrated Mount Rainier National Park

    Green Trails Mount Rainier Wonderland No. 269SX
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Required Equipment

Required Equipment

  • The Ten Essentials
  • Mountain boots that can accept crampons (not hiking boots)
  • 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)
  • Fleece or puffy jacket
  • Rain jacket and full-zip rain pants
  • Belay gloves
  • Warm gloves or mittens (possibly)
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