Inspiration-McAllister-Klawatti Ice Cap Traverse

Trip

Intermediate Alpine Climb - Inspiration-McAllister-Klawatti Ice Cap Traverse

we will climb Klawatti, Austera, Primus and the Dorado Needle. Trip will be contingent on obtaining a backcountry permit.

  • Sat, Jun 30, 2018 — Tue, Jul 3, 2018
  • Seattle Climbing
  • Climbing
  • Intermediate Alpine
  • Adults
  • Intermediate Mountaineering Climb
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 20.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 12,000 ft

TBD.

You must be able to lead 5.7 trad. 

Route/Place

Inspiration-McAllister-Klawatti Ice Cap Traverse



  • USGS Eldorado Peak

    USGS Forbidden Peak

    USGS Cascade Pass

    USGS Sonny Boy Lakes

    Trails Illustrated North Cascades National Park
  • 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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