Basic Alpine Climb - Steamboat Prow


Basic Alpine Climb - Steamboat Prow

One-day Steambo' skimo to celebrate the opening of Cayuse Pass and White River Entrance to the Park.

  • Mon, May 30, 2022
  • Seattle Climbing
  • Climbing
  • Basic Alpine
  • Adults
  • Strenuous 5, Technical 3
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 10.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 5,500 ft

7:30AM at the White River Campground, ready to go.

We will use skis to approach and descend from Steamboat Prow.  This is a burly "full value" day with ~5500' of gain and a full spectrum of skiing conditions and travel on a glacier.


Mount Ruth (Mount Rainier)

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

In addition to ten essentials (including warmth, sun protection):

  1. Backcountry ski gear (skis, skins, ski crampons).
  2. Glacier travel gear (harness, prusiks, etc.).
  3. Avalanche / snow safety gear (modern 3-antenna beacon, shovel, probe).

We will have at least two ropes in the party.

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