Dragontail Peak/Serpentine Ridge

Trip

Intermediate Alpine Climb - Dragontail Peak/Serpentine Ridge

Intermediate overnight alpine rock climb of Dragontail Peak.

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  • Sat, Jun 11, 2016 — Sun, Jun 12, 2016
  • Seattle Climbing
  • Climbing
  • Intermediate Alpine
  • Adults
  • Intermediate Rock Climb
  • Challenging

TBD

Camp at Colchuck Lake, then be prepared to move fast on 5.8 and 5th class terrain, gaining several thousand feet to the top of Dragontail.  Descend on the backside and down Asgard Pass back to Colchuck Lake.

Interested climbers should be experienced and demonstrate mastery of trad climbing at least at the 5.8  level.  Read the beta (http://www.summitpost.org/serpentine-ridge/165984) first before contacting the climb leader.

Route/Place

Dragontail Peak/Serpentine Ridge



  • Green Trails Alpine Lakes East (Stuart Range) No. 208SX

    USGS Enchantment Lakes

    USGS Cashmere Mtn

    Green Trails Enchantment Lakes No. 209S
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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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