Snowking Mountain/Northeast Shoulder


Basic Alpine Climb - Snowking Mountain/Northeast Shoulder

Strenuous two day climb of Snowking / NE Shoulder.

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  • Fri, May 8, 2020 — Sun, May 10, 2020
  • Everett Climbing Committee
  • Climbing
  • Basic Alpine
  • Adults
  • Technical 5, Strenuous 5, Basic Alpine Climb
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 19.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 8,500 ft


This is a challenging objective involving ~19 mile (RT) of travel while gaining  8,500 ft + total elevation. Sign up priority will be given until 5/1 to Everett BC graduates and ICC Students / Grads in great physical condition, with a high tolerance for BW on the approach and experienced in navigation.  If you haven't climbed with the leader before, when you are reaching out to ask permission please describe how are you meeting these requirements.  Other branches please do not contact leader before 5/1.


Snowking Mountain/Northeast Shoulder

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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