Pinnacle Peak & The Castle

Trip

Basic Alpine Climb - Pinnacle Peak & The Castle

Conditioning Hike Series for McCarthy-Johnson-Mathiesen SIGgies and friends

  • Sat, May 13, 2023
  • Seattle Climbing
  • Climbing
  • Basic Alpine
  • Adults
  • Moderate, M1 Intremediate Ski
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 6.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 1,400 ft

MRNP TBD.

McCarthy-Johnson SIG only until May 8th.  After May 8th, Leader Permission is required.  Requests before then are not guaranteed a response.

McCarthy-Johnson SIG students have leader permission and may sign up right away.

Weather permitting, this is a really fun outing where we get to put together all the skills we've been practicing - snow travel, rock scrambling, rappelling.

Route/Place

Pinnacle Peak & The Castle



  • USGS Mt Rainier East

    Green Trails Mt Rainier East No. 270

    Green Trails Mount Rainier Wonderland No. 269SX
  • See full route/place details.
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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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