Slippery Slab Tower/Northeast Face

Trip

Basic Rock Climb - Slippery Slab Tower/Northeast Face

This is a basic rock climb for the Tacoma Basic Alpine Climbing Course.

Info
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  • Basic Rock Climb, Strenuous 2, Technical 2
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 7.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 4,200 ft

TBD. Please hold both Sat., 9/24 & Sun., 9/25 so we can select whichever day looks better with weather.

Route/Place

Slippery Slab Tower/Northeast Face


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Required Equipment

Required Equipment

REQUIRED EQUIPMENT

  • The Ten Essentials
  • A back pack (30 to 50 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
  • Belay gloves
  • Warm gloves or mittens
  • Mountain boots that can accept crampons (not hiking boots)
  • Crampons
  • An ice axe (not technical ice tools)
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