Black Peak/Northeast Ridge

Trip

Intermediate Alpine Climb - Black Peak/Northeast Ridge

2-day climb. We will simul-climb as much as possible and take South route scramble down.

  • Sat, Jul 25, 2020 — Sun, Jul 26, 2020
  • Tacoma Branch Climbing Program
  • Climbing
  • Intermediate Alpine
  • Adults
  • Intermediate Mountaineering Climb
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 10.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 4,130 ft

Subject to change but current plan is to start early afternoon on Saturday to camp. Alpine start Sunday to summit and back to TH.

Experience & comfortability moving efficiently while simul-climbing is important. Please describe experience when requesting permission.

Route/Place

Black Peak/Northeast Ridge


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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 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 locking 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
  • Cordellete
  • Picket or other relevant protection
  • Extra webbing or cord
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