Warrior Peak/Southeast Summit


Basic Alpine Climb - Warrior Peak/Southeast Summit

Climb NW & SE Warrior Peaks, Cloudy Peak, Alphabet Ridge and The Brave.

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  • Sat, Jun 30, 2018 — Sun, Jul 1, 2018
  • Olympia Basic Alpine Climbing
  • Climbing
  • Basic Alpine
  • Adults
  • Basic Alpine Climb, Strenuous 2, Technical 2
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 18.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 5,000 ft

Leave Olympia Friday or very early Saturday morning.

***Leader permission required, priority given to Olympia Branch climbers***

This will be a very ambitious and strenuous trip with long days. Participants must be in very good physical condition. Be comfortable scrambling class 3 rock without a rope and climb/descend steep snow.

Basic climbing students will need to satisfactory complete all field trips in order to participate.

Day One:

We will approach via the Dungeness River trail and make camp well above Boulder Shelter. After setting up camp we will scramble Cloudy Peak and several of the Alphabet Ridge peaks, then return to camp.

Day Two:

We will scramble up and over Cloudy Peak, climb NW Warrior Peak, descend to the Col between NW & SE Warrior Peaks and then climb SE Warrior Peak. We will then decide the best route up The Brave before returning to camp and hiking out.


Warrior Peak/Southeast Summit

  • USGS Mt Deception

    USGS Mt Townsend

    Green Trails Olympic Mountains East No. 168S

    Green Trails Tyler Peak No. 136

    Custom Correct Buckhorn Wilderness
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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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