Prusik Peak/West Ridge

Trip

Basic Rock Climb - Prusik Peak/West Ridge

Info
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  • Mon, Jun 24, 2019
  • Bellingham Branch Climbing
  • Climbing
  • Basic Alpine
  • Adults
  • Basic Alpine Climb, Basic Rock Climb
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 25.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 4,400 ft

This is part of a larger trip. We will be meeting at the snow lakes trailhead on Icicle Rd on June 20 and hiking to a base camp on snow lakes.

There will likely be some snow in core zone.  Ice axes required.  Crampons and gaiters optional.

Route/Place

Prusik Peak/West Ridge


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)
  • Fleece or puffy jacket
  • Rain jacket and full-zip rain pants
  • Belay gloves
  • Warm gloves or mittens
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