Sloan Peak/Corkscrew Route

Trip

Basic Alpine Climb - Sloan Peak/Corkscrew Route

Overnight to Sloan Peak, via Bedal Creek. (Was originally booked as multiday intermediate climb on the Eldorado Ice Cap, but alas, we can't go out that far...)

Info
COVID-19: Learn about our most up-to-date guidance for participants and leaders on our COVID-19 Response page. All participants and leaders must agree to the COVID-19 Code of Conduct before participating in this Mountaineers activity.
  • Sat, Jul 18, 2020 — Sun, Jul 19, 2020
  • Seattle Climbing
  • Climbing
  • Basic Alpine
  • Adults
  • Basic Alpine Climb, Strenuous 2, Technical 2
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 12.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 5,900 ft

Will pick the best 2 out of 3 days, weather-wise.

COVID-19 NOTE:

  • This is a Phase 2 trip.
  • This trip is only open to those who live local (within 125 miles of NPS Boundary on Cascade River Road, the planned starting point)
  • The trip will be updated if County guidelines change in advance of the trip.
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 sleeping bag rated to +20 degrees or colder
  • A sleeping pad
  • A back pack (40 to 60 liters)
  • Webbing and accessory cords
  • 6 straight gate carabiners
  • 2 locking carabiners
  • Large pear-shaped locking 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
  • Cordellete
  • Picket or other relevant protection
  • Extra webbing or cord
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