Unicorn Peak/South Side


Basic Alpine Climb - Unicorn Peak/South Side

Kitsap Basic students will have priority for this climb.

  • Basic Alpine Climb, Strenuous 1, Technical 1
  • For Beginners (Getting Started Series)
  • Mileage: 5.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,600 ft

Start time may be adjusted to best fit the situation.  Currently plan is 7:30 AM at TH.

Will open the climb up for registering additional climbers dependent upon number of rope leaders.  There have already been a number of requests to join the climb and unfortunately they will not be added without more rope leads.  Unless the site indicates there are available slots, please do not contact the leader.


Unicorn Peak/South Side

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

  • The Ten Essentials
  • Mountain boots that can accept crampons (not hiking boots)
  • Crampons (will decide at TH whether to carry)
  • An ice axe
  • A back pack (40 to 60 liters)
  • Webbing and accessory cords
  • 2 personal anchors (can be double runners rigged for PA use)
  • 4 straight gate carabiners
  • 3 locking carabiners (min.)
  • 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
  • Warm gloves or mittens
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