Colchuck Peak/North Buttress Couloir

Trip

Intermediate Alpine Climb - Colchuck Peak/North Buttress Couloir

Priority for Everett intermediate.

Info
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  • Sat, May 20, 2017 — Sun, May 21, 2017
  • Everett Climbing Committee
  • Climbing
  • Intermediate Alpine
  • Adults
  • Intermediate Ice Climb
  • Moderate

TBD

At this time there are no reservation permits available for an overnight at Colchuck Lake.  We may attempt to get a walk up permit to camp at Colchuck Lake, or if the road is open we may car camp at the trailhead.  We won't know the details until May.

Route/Place

Colchuck Peak/North Buttress Couloir


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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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