The Tooth/South Face


Basic Alpine Climb - The Tooth/South Face

Classic climb of the Tooth

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  • Sun, Sep 23, 2018
  • Seattle Climbing
  • Climbing
  • Basic Alpine
  • Adults
  • Technical 3, Basic Rock Climb, Strenuous 2
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 5.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,500 ft


Please note: Krystian Walec is the mentored leader and contact for this climb - send all questions directly to him.

Weather dependent, we'll go on Saturday 22nd, with backup on Sunday 23rd and, alternatively, following weekend.

Must still be in climbing shape. Mt Si in under 2 hours with 25 pounds.

When applying for permission to join, please state your:
 - Fitness level. Provide example of recent, comparably strenuous activity.
 - Climbing experience.
It is ok if you have no alpine rock experience, however please note that the skills required to climb safely and efficiently diminish with time. This late in the season, most should have done some climbing, alternatively please provide convincing explanation you can do it :) Please reach out if in doubt.


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
  • A back pack
  • Webbing and accessory cords
  • 6 straight gate carabiners
  • 2 locking carabiners
  • Large pear-shaped carabiner
  • Belay device
  • Climbing harness
  • Helmet
  • Chock pick (nut tool)
  • Fleece or puffy jacket
  • Rain jacket and full-zip rain pants
  • Belay gloves
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