Unicorn Peak/South Side

Trip

Basic Alpine Climb - Unicorn & Castle Traverse

A basic alpine climb in the Mt Rainier Tatoosh range

  • Sat, Jun 10, 2017
  • Seattle Climbing
  • Climbing
  • Basic Alpine
  • Adults
  • Basic Alpine Climb, Strenuous 1, Technical 1
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 5.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,600 ft

7am at Longmire lodge  (we will drive to the actual starting location from there).

This is a fairly strenuous approach.  participants must be in good shape and able to keep up a steady pace with a lot of elevation gain.  

Route/Place

Unicorn Peak/South Side


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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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