Sloan Peak/Corkscrew Route

Trip

Basic Alpine Climb - Sloan Peak/Corkscrew Route

A two day trip to climb the Matterhorn of the Cascades!

Info
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  • Tue, Aug 15, 2017 — Wed, Aug 16, 2017
  • Tacoma Basic Alpine Climbing
  • Climbing
  • Basic Alpine
  • Adults
  • Basic Alpine Climb, Strenuous 2, Technical 2
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 12.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 5,900 ft

TBD

We will determine group gear as time approaches.  Priority will be given to Tacoma Basic students until July 15 (please no other branch inquiries until this date). 

Route/Place

Sloan Peak/Corkscrew Route


Roster
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
  • Glacier gear, including picket
  • 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
  • Overnight gear (details once we have a team)
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