Ingalls Peak/South Ridge


Basic Rock Climb - Ingalls Peak/South Ridge

Day trip up my favorite Basic Rock Route. Priority for Tacoma Basic until July 11th. Do not contact me about being added prior to the registration opening date, your email will be ignored.

  • Basic Rock Climb, Strenuous 2, Technical 2
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 8.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 3,500 ft


1 day climb of S Ridge route. Priority to Tacoma Basic students until July 11th. Students may be expected to hike out without climb leaders.

Students or leaders asking to participate prior to the registration opening date will be ignored.

Leader priority for Intermediate climbers participating in Ingalls / E Ridge climb on Aug 20th. 


Ingalls Peak/South Ridge

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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