Slippery Slab Tower/Northeast Face

Trip

Basic Alpine Climb - Slippery Slab Tower/Northeast Face

Combo climb of Slippery Slab Tower, then scramble the prominent point 250 m south.

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  • Sat, Oct 24, 2015
  • Seattle Climbing
  • Climbing
  • Basic Alpine
  • Adults
  • Basic Rock Climb, Strenuous 2, Technical 2
  • Moderate
  • Elevation Gain: 4,200 ft

Trailhead Saturday, 6:40 AM

As we're attempting two objectives, we'll start pre-dawn from the trailhead.

Permission:

  • Basic Climbing students in need of climb to graduate - permission granted (no need to email leader).
  • Rope Leads - permission granted (no need to email leader).
  • All others "participants" may signup beginning Friday, Oct. 16.

Picture:

Climb and Scramble

Route/Place

Slippery Slab Tower/Northeast Face


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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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