Dorado Needle/Northwest Ridge


Intermediate Alpine Climb - Dorado Needle/Northwest Ridge

Dorado Needle/NW Ridge

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  • Fri, Aug 10, 2012 — Tue, Aug 14, 2012
  • Tacoma Branch Climbing Program
  • Climbing
  • Intermediate Alpine
  • Adults
  • Intermediate Mountaineering Climb
  • Mileage: 12.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 7,000 ft
5:00 AM at park n ride
This is a 5 day trip to climb the top 100 peaks in the area, only Dorado Needle is Intermediate Credit. Day 1: Hike into Klawatti Col Day 2: Climb Dorado Needle Day 3: Climb Primus and Austera Day 4: Climb Klawatti and hike out Day 5: Extra day for weather, or could rest after climbing Klawatti on day 4 and hike out day 5, snagging El Dorado on the way out. Might get there early enough on Day 1 to climb Klawatti also. Participant must have a desire to climb all peaks in the area, have a great attitude, and enjoy long days climbing remote peaks.

Dorado Needle/Northwest Ridge

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