Cutthroat Peak/Southeast Buttress

Trip

Intermediate Alpine Climb - Cutthroat Peak/Southeast Buttress

A strenuous intermediate rock climb.

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  • Sat, Jul 29, 2017
  • Seattle Climbing
  • Climbing
  • Intermediate Alpine
  • Adults
  • Intermediate Rock Climb
  • For Beginners (Getting Started Series)
  • Elevation Gain: 3,050 ft

TBD -- but a  very early start.

TBD -- destination and date may change. 

Please be fit, efficient, and comfortable leading 5.8 trad.

Ideally looking for someone who can join me in swapping leads  with teenagers on SEWS S Arete on Sunday July 30 (part of the MAC North Cascades week).

Route/Place

Cutthroat Peak/Southeast Buttress


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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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