Eldorado Peak/Northeast Face

Trip

Intermediate Alpine Climb - Eldorado Peak/Northeast Face

One day ice climb of Eldorado. We will get a very early start. Do not contact the leader for permission prior to registration opening.

Info
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  • Sun, Sep 16, 2018
  • Seattle Climbing
  • Climbing
  • Intermediate Alpine
  • Adults
  • Intermediate Ice Climb
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 12.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 7,000 ft
  • Pace: 2 miles per hour

TBD we will begin the approach at 5 a.m.

This climb will be contingent on weather and the route being in.  We will get an early start and try to be at the boulder field at sunrise and back across the boulder field and on the trail by sunset.  Trip Details will be sent out the Wednesday before the climb. 

Route/Place

Eldorado Peak/Northeast Face


Roster
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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