Argonaut Peak/South Route

Trip

Basic Glacier Climb - Argonaut Peak/South Route

Basic Alpine Climb. Most parties rap down the summit gulley.

Info
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  • Sun, May 29, 2016 — Mon, May 30, 2016
  • Seattle Climbing
  • Climbing
  • Basic Alpine
  • Adults
  • Basic Alpine Climb
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 19.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 7,600 ft

TBD

Pleae contact the leader for permission to register. I have not done this route before nor has anyone else on this trip. Everyone is expected to actively contribute to pre-climb planning, logistics, navigation and route-finding. Participants  should be confident they have the fittness necessary for this climb. Here is a recent trip report: http://www.nwhikers.net/forums/viewtopic.php?t=8020709&sid=234d8649403d8970fc73d0bbdb6fbd8d

Route/Place

Argonaut Peak/South Route



  • Alpine Lakes Wilderness (ALPS)

    USGS Mount Stuart

    Green Trails Mt Stuart No. 209

    Green Trails Alpine Lakes East (Stuart Range) No. 208SX

    USGS Enchantment Lakes

    Trails Illustrated Alpine Lakes Wilderness
  • See full route/place details.
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 sleeping bag rated to +20 degrees or colder
  • A sleeping pad
  • 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
  • Rescue pulley
  • Fleece or puffy jacket
  • Rain jacket and full-zip rain pants
  • Warm gloves or mittens
Trip Reports