Pinnacle Peak & The Castle (winter)

Trip

Basic Alpine Climb - The Castle/East Ridge

one day snowshoe and easy climb in the Tatoosh Range

Info
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  • Sat, Apr 11, 2020
  • Seattle Climbing
  • Climbing
  • Basic Alpine
  • Adults
  • Moderate
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 6.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 1,400 ft

Longmire Restaurant lounge 8:30am

This will be a fairly fast paced trip as we have to be back to the gate before 5pm when it closes that evening.  Participants must be in good shape and able to keep a fast pace the entire day.  

Only open to intermediates and Basic graduates.  Registration opens february 10th.  

Route/Place

Pinnacle Peak & The Castle (winter)



  • USGS Mt Rainier East

    Green Trails Mt Rainier East No. 270

    Green Trails Mount Rainier Wonderland No. 269SX
  • See full route/place details.
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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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