Slippery Slab Tower/Northeast Face

Trip

Basic Alpine Climb - Slippery Slab Tower/Northeast Face

Basic Rock Climb

Info
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  • Sat, Aug 20, 2016
  • Seattle Climbing
  • Climbing
  • Rock Climb
  • Adults
  • Basic Rock Climb, Strenuous 2, Technical 2
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 13.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 4,200 ft

by email

Priority to Seattle Basic Climb students needing a rock climb or 3rd climb until noon on Thursday 8/18. Please use the "Request Leader's Permission" button on the right side of the screen to request permission to register for this climb. Trip pace will be moderate, however, all participants must meet the 2016 Basic Climbing Course fitness standard = able to hike from the TH to the base of the Mt Si haystack in less than 2 hours carrying 15% of body weight. We will approach via Tunnel Creek TH.

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)
  • 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
  • Belay gloves
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