Slippery Slab Tower/Northeast Face

Trip

Basic Alpine Climb - Slippery Slab Tower/Northeast Face

A one-day climb up Slippery Slab, with potential overnight on Sat night returning Sun am to Seattle.

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  • Sat, Sep 6, 2014
  • Seattle Climbing
  • Climbing
  • Basic Alpine
  • Adults
  • Basic Rock Climb, Strenuous 2, Technical 2
  • Easy
  • Elevation Gain: 4,200 ft

tbd

Trip may include an overnight on Sat evening after completing the climb, so participants must be flexible on returning to Seattle on Sunday morning.  Preference provided to those who need basic rock climbing credit to graduate when climb opens on Sept 3, with all welcome on Thursday, Sept 4 if spots are available.  Email leader directly if interested.

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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