Intermediate Alpine Climb - Le Petit Cheval/Spontaneity Arête

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Intermediate Alpine Climb - Le Petit Cheval/Spontaneity Arête

Mentored lead for Tess Wendel, please direct questions to her.

  • Fri, Aug 12, 2016
  • Seattle Climbing
  • Climbing
  • Intermediate Alpine
  • Adults
  • Intermediate Rock Climb
  • For Beginners (Getting Started Series)
  • Elevation Gain: 1,800 ft

Probably leaving Thursday night and camping at Gorge lake or pullout for the climb.

Route/Place

Le Petit Cheval/Spontaneity Arête


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Required Equipment

Required Equipment

  • The Ten Essentials
  • Mountain boots that can accept crampons (not hiking boots)
  • Approach shoes, seriously no one wants to hike 18 miles on a trail in mountaineering boots when you could be in comfortable hiking boots or sneakers
  • Crampons
  • An ice axe (not technical ice tools)
  • A back pack (40 to 60 liters)
  • Webbing and accessory cords
  • 6 straight gate carabiners
  • 2 locking carabiners
  • Large pear-shaped 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
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