Guye Peak/West Face

Trip

Intermediate Alpine Climb - Guye Peak/West Face

this is an Intermediate level winter climb of Guye's normal Basic Rock route. Expect steep snow and possibly some water ice depending on what conditions form up as.

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  • Sun, Mar 26, 2017
  • Seattle Climbing
  • Climbing
  • Intermediate Alpine
  • Adults
  • Basic Rock Climb, Strenuous 1, Technical 2
  • Challenging
  • Elevation Gain: 1,700 ft

6:30am Preston Park and Ride (exit 22 off I-90).

This is an Intermediate level climb only open to Intermediate grads or 2nd year students.  Sign up opens January 23rd.  No advance sign up.

Route/Place

Guye Peak/West 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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