Yellowjacket Tower/East Flank


Basic Rock Climb - Yellowjacket Tower/East Flank

Mentored climb for Mire Kashikura. Sign-up priorities for Foothills Climbing for both Rope Lead and participants until May 21st.

  • Technical 3, Basic Rock Climb, Strenuous 1
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 2.5 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,250 ft

7:00am at 76 gas station on the corner of Hwy 2 & Icicle Creek Rd.

Sign-up priority for the Foothills Climbing community until registration opens on May 21st.   2 spots for 2024 Foothills basic students, 1 for a volunteer who has been helping with the Foothills Climbing courses in 2024. Basic students, please do not ask for permission to join until after completing Rock 2.

2024 Foothills LOT students wishing to be a rope lead may request to sign up now, but you must successfully completed your SR1 module and multi-pitch 2 graduation climb in order to go on the trip.  If you have done this climb before as a follower, you'll get a higher priority.

All others may request permission when registration opens.


Yellowjacket Tower/East Flank

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

  • The Ten Essentials
  • Pack capable of carrying a rope
  • Climbing harness
  • Helmet
  • Climbing shoes
  • 6 straight gate carabiners
  • 2 locking carabiners
  • Large pear-shaped locking carabiner
  • Belay device
  • Cordelette
  • Webbing/PAS
  • Prusik cord/autoblock
  • Chock pick (nut tool)
  • Fleece or puffy jacket
  • Rain jacket
  • Belay gloves
  • Trad gear and rope for leaders
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