Chair Peak/North Face (winter)

Trip

Intermediate Alpine Climb - Chair Peak/North Face (winter)

Ski approach. Intermediate Ice climb of the North Face. Previous alpine ice climb required.

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  • Sun, Mar 6, 2016
  • Seattle Climbing
  • Climbing
  • Intermediate Alpine
  • Adults
  • Intermediate Ice Climb
  • Moderate
  • Elevation Gain: 3,000 ft

TBD

A one day climb of a very popular winter route. Suitable for those with previous alpine ice experience having confidence leading steep pitches, placing pro, building an anchor, and top belaying on an ice pitch. For a more efficient approach and exit, a ski approach is preferred. Climb date is negotiable, depending on participants interest and availability. Contact leader if interested, but in another date. Contact the leader to be signed up for this climb.

Route/Place

Chair Peak/North Face (winter)


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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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