The Tooth/South Face

Trip

Basic Alpine Climb - The Tooth/South Face

Climb participant priority given to Tacoma Basic and Intermediate students until May 20th.

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.
  • Technical 3, Basic Rock Climb, Strenuous 2
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 5.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,500 ft

7 a.m. at the Alpental/Snow Lake trailhead.  USFS parking passes required.

Climb will be cancelled if there is a >30% precipitation.  Rope leaders will need a 60 meter rope and a standard rack to 2 inches.  Tacoma students may sign up now, although participating will be pending successful completion of their remaining rock field trips.

Route/Place

The Tooth/South Face



  • Green Trails Snoqualmie Pass Gateway No. 207S

    Green Trails Snoqualmie Pass No. 207

    USGS Snoqualmie Pass
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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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