Mount Cruiser/Southwest Corner

Trip

Basic Rock Climb - Mount Cruiser/Southwest Corner

Experience climb for Olympia Basic Alpine Climbing Students needing a rock climb for course graduation requirements

Info
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  • Fri, Sep 17, 2021 — Sun, Sep 19, 2021
  • Olympia Basic Alpine Climbing
  • Climbing
  • Basic Alpine
  • Adults
  • Basic Rock Climb, Strenuous 3, Technical 2
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 20.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 5,300 ft

Detailed itinerary will be provided as the date of the event nears.

Exploratory in the sense that neither trip leader has completed the route before.  Students shall be prepared to contribute to route finding, navigation and safety discussions.  Each participant will be expected to reimburse trip leadership $16 for the backcountry camping permits we are purchasing for the group in advance.

Route/Place

Mount Cruiser/Southwest Corner



  • USGS Mt Skokomish

    USGS Mt Steel

    Green Trails Mt Steel No. 167

    Green Trails Olympic Mountains East No. 168S
  • See full route/place details.
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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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