Unicorn Peak/South Side


Basic Alpine Climb - Unicorn Peak/South Side

Great trip to start off the climbing season! This is for members of the Cokus/Shih SIG. If there is room after registration opens, please contact me for permission.

  • Mon, May 28, 2018
  • Seattle Climbing
  • Climbing
  • Basic Alpine
  • Adults
  • Basic Alpine Climb, Strenuous 1, Technical 1
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 5.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,600 ft

Will coordinate via email closer to the climb but expect a full day with an early start from Seattle.I

If the road to the  Snow Lake TH  Snow Lake TH is not yet open for the summer, the trip will depart from  Narada Falls TH closer to Longmire and will be  approximately 11 miles and 3,300ft elevation gain.


Unicorn Peak/South Side

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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