Sharkfin Tower/SE Ridge

Trip

Basic Alpine Climb - Sharkfin Tower/SE Ridge

3-day trip in Boston Basin to nab a late-season glacier and a rock summit! Note we will climb the SE ridge on Sharkfin (5.0) not the East Face route (5.10).

  • Sat, Aug 26, 2017 — Mon, Aug 28, 2017
  • Everett Climbing Committee
  • Climbing
  • Rock Climb
  • Adults
  • Technical 3, Basic Rock Climb, Strenuous 4
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 10.5 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 5,400 ft

TBD

Route/Place

Sharkfin Tower/SE Ridge


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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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