Eldorado Peak/Northeast Face

Trip

Intermediate Alpine Climb - Eldorado Peak/Northeast Face

A one-day climb to beautiful Eldorado via ice and bergshrunds on the NE Face.

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  • Sun, Sep 22, 2019
  • Seattle Climbing
  • Climbing
  • Intermediate Alpine
  • Adults
  • Intermediate Ice Climb
  • Moderate

To be organized with the climbing team.

This climb is in conjunction with an Alpine Ice Field Trip 2 the previous day as part of one party.  Priority given to the Palushock Intermediate Alpine Climbing Mentor Group through Sept 1.

Contact Ben Chapman for details, as he is the mentored lead for this climb.

Route/Place

Eldorado Peak/Northeast Face


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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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