Unicorn, Foss, Boundary & Stevens Peaks

Trip

Basic Alpine Climb - Unicorn Peak/South Side

Easier climb with interesting variety of terrain challenges on approach.

Info
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  • Wed, Jun 1, 2016
  • Seattle Climbing
  • Climbing
  • Basic Alpine
  • Adults
  • Basic Alpine Climb, Strenuous 1, Technical 1
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 5.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,600 ft

Bench/Snow Lake Trailhead at 8am.  Sharp.

I would like this to be a Mentored Lead Climb.  Any Intermediate Students who would like the experience of doing a Mentored Lead, please contact me at any time.  All others, please do not contact me for Leader's Permission until sign-up starts in March.  Priority will be given to students needing credit for graduation from either the Basic or Intermediate course.

Route/Place

Unicorn, Foss, Boundary & Stevens Peaks


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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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