South Early Winter Spire/Southwest Couloir

Trip

Basic Alpine Climb - South Early Winter Spire/Southwest Couloir

This is a 1 day climb of the "Gully" route on South Early.

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  • Sun, Apr 19, 2015
  • Seattle Climbing
  • Climbing
  • Basic Alpine
  • Adults
  • Basic Alpine Climb
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 6.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 3,400 ft

7am at the Blue lake trailhead

This is not open to 2015 Basic student unless you have already completed the 1 day snow fieldtrip with your SIG.

Route/Place

South Early Winter Spire/Southwest Couloir


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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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