Cathedral Rock/Southwest Face


Basic Rock Climb - Cathedral Rock/Southwest Face

One day Basic Rock climb.

COVID-19: Learn about our most up-to-date guidance for participants and leaders on our COVID-19 Response page. All participants and leaders must agree to the COVID-19 Code of Conduct before participating in this Mountaineers activity.
  • Sat, Jun 27, 2020 — Sun, Jun 28, 2020
  • Seattle Climbing
  • Climbing
  • Basic Alpine
  • Adults
  • Basic Rock Climb, Strenuous 1, Technical 2
  • Moderate
  • Elevation Gain: 3,400 ft

Meeting time and location TBD via e-mail.

We'll be watching the forecast and will make a call on or before Wednesday, June 24th as to whether we climb Saturday, June 27th, or Sunday, June 28th.

Mentored lead is Steve McCarthy, reach out to Steve with any questions.

Mountaineers COVID-19 restrictions and precautions will be observed.

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Cathedral Rock/Southwest Face

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 sleeping bag rated to +20 degrees or colder
  • A sleeping pad
  • 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
  • Rescue pulley
  • Fleece or puffy jacket
  • Rain jacket and full-zip rain pants
  • Warm gloves or mittens
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