Whitehorse Mountain/Northwest Shoulder

Trip

Basic Alpine Climb - Whitehorse Mountain/Northwest Shoulder

Early Season overnight climb in a beautiful area. Very strenuous. Must be in excellent shape to participate. Email leader after March 15th with history of winter conditioning activities. Climb may be cancelled if weather/avalanche conditions are not favorable.

  • Sat, May 4, 2019 — Sun, May 5, 2019
  • Seattle Climbing
  • Climbing
  • Basic Alpine
  • Adults
  • Basic Alpine Climb, Strenuous 3, Technical 2
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 12.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 7,000 ft

TBA

You must be a Basic Grad or Intermediate Student to sign up.  

Please DO NOT CONTACT LEADER before March 15th.  Leader will not respond to any requests before  that time.  After March 15th contact leader with list of winter conditioning activities.

Route/Place

Whitehorse Mountain/Northwest Shoulder


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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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