Yellowjacket Tower/East Flank

Trip

Basic Alpine Climb - Yellowjacket Tower/East Flank

For Tacoma Basic students successfully completing basic rock 2 Field Trip

  • Technical 3, Basic Rock Climb, Strenuous 1
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 2.5 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,250 ft

5:30 am at the Trail head

Route/Place

Yellowjacket Tower/East Flank


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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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