The Tooth/South Face


Basic Alpine Climb - The Tooth/South Face

Basic Rock Climb of a Northwest Classic for Tacoma Basic Students in need of graduation climbs.

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  • Sat, Aug 4, 2018
  • Tacoma Climbing Subcommittee
  • Climbing
  • Rock Climb
  • Adults
  • Technical 3, Basic Rock Climb, Strenuous 2
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 6.5 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,500 ft

We will meet at the trailhead no later than 4:30AM and be on the trail by 5:00AM. Summer weekends can be busy so we want to try and beat the crowds. A Northwest Forest Pass is required to park at the trailhead.

Climb is listed for Tacoma Basic Students who still require additional climbs to graduate.


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
  • Hiking boots
  • A back pack (40 to 60 liters)
  • Webbing and accessory cords
  • Personal anchor
  • 6 straight gate carabiners
  • 2 locking carabiners
  • Large pear-shaped carabiner
  • Belay device
  • Climbing harness
  • Rock shoes
  • Helmet
  • Chock pick (nut tool)
  • Belay gloves

Extra clothing, weather dependant

  • Fleece or puffy jacket
  • Rain jacket and full-zip rain pants
  • Warm gloves
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