Dorado Needle/Northwest Ridge

Trip

Intermediate Alpine Climb - Dorado Needle/Northwest Ridge

Small Party Climb [+ Ice Cap Slam - Eldorado (see other listing)]

  • Sat, Jun 27, 2020
  • Seattle Climbing
  • Climbing
  • Intermediate Alpine
  • Adults
  • Intermediate Mountaineering Climb
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 12.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 7,000 ft

TBC via e-mail

Review the route and self select prior to submitting requests.

Please no requests prior to June 6th. For all inquires seeking leader permission, please contact me via the Mountaineers site (not direct e-mail) as this helps me search, sort, review, all requests in order received. Any and all communication outside these parameters will be ignored. 

As with all trips scheduled in advance, go/no go is subject to suitable conditions. An alternate objective  is a possibility but not guaranteed. I'll be submitting for advanced NCNP backcountry permits for this itinerary and will likely change these plans if not received.

Route/Place

Dorado Needle/Northwest 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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