Kangaroo Temple/North Face


Basic Rock Climb - Kangaroo Temple/North Face

Fun trip to a beautiful place. The climbing is fun, although somewhat airy and exposed. If you would like to join as a climber, please complete this climber survey: https://forms.gle/5eNPhW8gqRSzKi917

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  • Sun, Jun 16, 2019
  • Seattle Climbing
  • Climbing
  • Basic Alpine
  • Adults
  • Basic Rock Climb, Strenuous 2, Technical 4
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 6.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,500 ft
  • Pace: Moderate

Please arrive Saturday night at the Lone Fir Campground (https://www.fs.usda.gov/recarea/okawen/recarea/?recid=59303). Sunday morning we will begin the climb promptly at 6 AM from the Kangaroo Temple trailhead at the hair pin turn: https://goo.gl/maps/2a9cn6h9NDB52jAf9

Please let me know what time you expect to arrive.

Priority give to gemika sig members.  This is a mentored lead for Lauren Allen so please include her in all communication regarding the climb.

Hoping to have rope leads go from leading this basic climb to a fun intermediate climb on liberty range on Monday. 


Kangaroo Temple/North Face

  • USGS Silver Star Mtn

    USGS Washington Pass

    Trails Illustrated North Cascades National Park

    Green Trails Washington Pass No. 50
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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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