Forbidden Peak/West Ridge

Trip

Intermediate Alpine Climb - Forbidden Peak/West Ridge

Challenging traverse in the popular Boston Basin.

  • Intermediate Rock Climb
  • Challenging
  • Elevation Gain: 5,600 ft
  • High Point Elevation: 8,815 ft

TBD

Priority for Tacoma Climbing community until 7/6.

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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