Lane Peak: Zipper & Lovers Lane


Intermediate Alpine Climb - Lane Peak/Zipper

Climb of the Zipper; of course it's conditions-dependent. Suitable for a first Intermediate Climb.

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  • Intermediate Mountaineering Climb
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 5.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 1,500 ft

TBD by participants.

Participants from other branches are absolutely welcome, but if I haven't climbed with you please, in your request for permission, share just a bit about where you are at with your training and experience.


Lane Peak: Zipper & Lovers Lane

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

  • The Ten Essentials
  • Mountain boots that can accept crampons (not hiking boots)
  • Crampons
  • An ice axe and a technical ice tool
  • 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 and other relevant protection as assigned by trip lead
  • Extra webbing or cord
  • Avalanche gear (B/S/P)
  • Flotation
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