Pinto Rock/Bowling Alley

Trip

Basic Rock Climb - Pinto Rock/Bowling Alley

One of the best "confidence building" alpine climbs for those who want to develop as alpine traditional rock climbers but wish to start with a manageable set of challenges. Priority given to Olympia branch basic climbing students needing a basic rock climb for graduation requirements. All other requests to join will be recorded, but not added to the roster until August 3. At that time other requests to join will be added to the roster or waiting list in the order received.

Info
COVID-19: Learn about our most up-to-date guidance for participants and leaders on our COVID-19 Response page. All participants and leaders must agree to the COVID-19 Code of Conduct before participating in this Mountaineers activity.
  • Basic Rock Climb
  • Moderate
  • Elevation Gain: 400 ft
  • FULL, 2 on waitlist (3 capacity)
  • FULL, 1 on waitlist (3 capacity)
  • Cancellation & Refund Policy

Party members will participate in planning and logistics as the date for the event approaches.

Route/Place

Pinto Rock/Bowling Alley


Roster
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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