Unicorn Peak/South Side


Basic Alpine Climb - Unicorn Peak/South Side

Nice moderate climb of Unicorn Peak.

  • Basic Alpine Climb, Strenuous 1, Technical 1
  • Easy
  • Mileage: 5.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,600 ft
  • Pace: Moderate

We'll meet at the Snow Lake TH (just down from Reflection Lake). Meeting time will be 7:00 am.

You'll need a MRNP pass to enter.

While this is not a strenuous climb, please be in good shape.


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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