South Early Winter Spire/South Arête

Trip

Basic Rock Climb - South Early Winter Spire/South Arête

Now open to all

Info
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  • Mon, Jun 28, 2021
  • Seattle Climbing
  • Climbing
  • Basic Alpine
  • Adults
  • Basic Rock Climb, Strenuous 1, Technical 2
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 6.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,600 ft
  • Pace: 2mph

Blue Lake Trailhead, early in the morning. Leader will be camping in the area the previous weekend, you're welcome to join.

Rope leads you are welcome to email me at any time, even before registration opens :) Tell me about your previous multi-pitch trad leading experience.

Followers: priority for Weaver SIG until June 18th, open to all afterwards. Yup, not even leader permission required! Click fast.

This is one of the best Basic Rock climbs and my favorite. It's going to be an awesome day!

Route/Place

South Early Winter Spire/South Arête


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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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