Ingalls Peak/South Ridge


Basic Rock Climb - Ingalls Peak/South Ridge

A classic, 3-pitch rock climb (5.4) in a beautiful setting. Prioritized for Kitsap branch members. Other branches, please email your interest and I will place you on the offline waitlist.

  • Basic Rock Climb, Strenuous 2, Technical 2
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 10.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 3,500 ft

5:00AM-6:00AM (TBD) ready to move at the Esmeralda (Lake Ingalls) Trailhead (47.436619, -120.937162). 

This will mean car camping at the trailhead the night before.

Trip details to be discussed with participants via email.  Past trip reports from the June timeframe indicate snow will be present on the approach.   Required gear to be determined after an assessment of the snow pack leading up to the climb date.  


Ingalls Peak/South Ridge

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

  • The Ten Essentials
  • Approach/hiking boots and rock climbing shoes
  • A back pack 
  • 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
Trip Reports