Pinnacle, Plummer, Denman, Lane & The Castle

Trip

Basic Alpine Climb - Pinnacle, Plummer, Denman, Lane & The Castle

Plan is to climb Castle (single pitch in the Tatoosh Range) with other peaks added as time or conditions allow. The other peaks may be scrambles. The goal is to have a fun day.

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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

Meet at Pinnacle TH at 7:30.  TH is at Reflection Lakes.  Preference is to carpool as much as possible.

Priority will be given to Kitsap students needing an alpine climb then students from other branches needing an alpine climb.  I will expand the roster as the number of leads allow.  We may go with a lead for two seconds with the leads climbing twice.

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 if climbing in them (not hiking boots)
  • Rock shoes if you have them.
  • A back pack
  • Webbing and accessory cords
  • 6 straight gate carabiners
  • 3 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
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