Cutthroat Peak/West Ridge


Basic Rock Climb - Cutthroat Peak/West Ridge

Priority given to Basic students still needing graduation climb. Contact leader via email by 5PM Sunday and participants will be chosen at random. Open registration starting Monday morning.

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  • Sun, Sep 1, 2019
  • Seattle Climbing
  • Climbing
  • Basic Alpine
  • Adults
  • Basic Rock Climb, Strenuous 1, Technical 2
  • Moderate
  • Elevation Gain: 3,200 ft

 Blue Lake Trailhead parking lot 7 AM

Additional opportunity for participants:

Stewardship Day at Fun Rock on Monday in coordination with the US forest service.

Cutthroat Peak/West Ridge

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

  • The Ten Essentials
  • Mountain boots
  • 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)
  • Fleece or puffy jacket
  • Rain jacket and full-zip rain pants
  • Belay gloves
  • Warm gloves or mittens
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