The Tooth/South Face

Trip

Basic Rock Climb - The Tooth/South Face

A straight forward basic climb. Priority is for Kitsap Basic Climbing students and Rope Leaders. Others may request participation starting May 30.

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  • Technical 3, Basic Rock Climb, Strenuous 2
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 5.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,500 ft
  • Pace: Working

TBD. Meet at Alpental parking area. I like an early morning start, typically I start hiking before sunrise. That will likely mean leaving the cars at 5AM, meaning getting to the trailhead earlier than that.

Watch for emailed information. Conditions continue to change with melting snow, etc. I expect that we'll be carrying snow travel gear.

Route/Place

The Tooth/South Face



  • Green Trails Snoqualmie Pass Gateway No. 207S

    Green Trails Snoqualmie Pass No. 207

    USGS Snoqualmie Pass
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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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