Forbidden Peak/West Ridge

Trip

Intermediate Alpine Climb - Forbidden Peak/West Ridge

We will climb Forbidden and Boston.

  • Fri, Jul 13, 2018 — Sat, Jul 14, 2018
  • Seattle Climbing
  • Climbing
  • Intermediate Alpine
  • Adults
  • Intermediate Rock Climb
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 12.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 5,600 ft

TBD

We will pick up the permit and hike to base camp on Friday.  We will climb Forbidden on Saturday.  On Sunday we will climb Boston and then hike back to the cars.

Route/Place

Forbidden Peak/West Ridge



  • Green Trails Cascade Pass No. 80

    USGS Forbidden Peak

    Green Trails Diablo Dam No. 48

    USGS Cascade Pass
  • See full route/place details.
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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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