The Tooth/South Face

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Basic Alpine Climb - The Tooth/South Face

A Snoqualmie Pass classic.

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  • Fri, Jul 7, 2017
  • Seattle Climbing
  • Climbing
  • Basic Alpine
  • Adults
  • Technical 3, Basic Rock Climb, Strenuous 2
  • For Beginners (Getting Started Series)
  • Mileage: 5.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,500 ft

North Bend Safeway parking lot at 5am.

Hoping to get back before rush hour, so be prepared to hike briskly.  We'll only go if we have at least two rope leads.

Preference given to Basic students needing a rock climb to graduate.

Rope leads may register without requesting permission.

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
  • Rock shoes optional

Rope leads also bring:

  • 60m rope
  • Alpine rack (cams .3 to 3, set of nuts, plenty of slings)
  • two cordalettes
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