Sloan Peak/Corkscrew Route

Trip

Basic Alpine Climb - Sloan Peak/Corkscrew Route

A day and a half climb of the corkscrew route. Nice camp site, interesting route and beautiful weather - this should be good.

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  • Thu, Jul 6, 2017 — Fri, Jul 7, 2017
  • Seattle Climbing
  • Climbing
  • Basic Alpine
  • Adults
  • Basic Alpine Climb, Strenuous 2, Technical 2
  • For Beginners (Getting Started Series)
  • Mileage: 12.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 5,900 ft

TBA - I don't want to get to camp  too late in case sites on ridge are taken. 

I have not climbed Sloan but it looks straight forward.  Help researching the route is appreciated. 

Route/Place

Sloan Peak/Corkscrew Route


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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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