Meany Crest

Trip

Intermediate Alpine Climb - K Spire/East Face

One-day skimo of K-Spire

Info
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  • Sun, May 31, 2020
  • Seattle Climbing
  • Climbing
  • Intermediate Alpine
  • Adults
  • Strenuous 3, Technical 3, Snow Scramble, Basic Glacier Climb, Basic Rock Climb, Basic Alpine Climb
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 11.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 3,700 ft

White River Campground, TBD.  Date is provisional based on when the road opens.

We will approach and descend on skis.

See this trip report for more info.

Route/Place

Meany Crest



  • Green Trails Mount Rainier Wonderland No. 269SX

    Green Trails Mt Rainier East No. 270

    Trails Illustrated Mount Rainier National Park

    USGS Mt Rainier East
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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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