Pinnacle Peak & The Castle (winter)

Trip

Basic Alpine Climb - Pinnacle Peak & The Castle (winter)

Destination change from Devil's Peak

Info
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  • Sun, May 6, 2018
  • Seattle Climbing
  • Climbing
  • Basic Alpine
  • Adults
  • Moderate
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 6.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 1,400 ft

7:30 Longmire

This is a Mentored lead for Michael Hutchens who will be running this climb.

2nd year Basic students needing a BA to graduate can contact the leader beginning February 1st for early sign up.   Everyone else please sign up online when sign up opens in March.

This climb is not open to 2018 basic students.

Route/Place

Pinnacle Peak & The Castle (winter)



  • USGS Mt Rainier East

    Green Trails Mt Rainier East No. 270

    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)
  • 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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