Unicorn, Foss, Boundary & Stevens Peaks

Trip

Basic Alpine Climb - Unicorn Peak/South Side

A basic alpine climb of Unicorn, priority given to Tacoma Basic students. We will be ascending the summit block using the SE route, which is 4th class rock, using a handline and prussiks.

Info
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  • Mon, Jun 9, 2014
  • Tacoma Climbing Subcommittee
  • Climbing
  • Basic Alpine
  • Adults
  • Basic Alpine Climb, Strenuous 1, Technical 1
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 5.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,600 ft

Bench Lake Trailhead at 8am. 

Tacoma students can coordinate with me for possible overnight camping on Sunday night the 8th after FT #7.  We might backcountry camp, or get a cabin in Ashford, if the group wants to- let me know if you're interested.

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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