Liberty Bell/Southwest Face

Trip

Intermediate Alpine Climb - Liberty Bell/Southwest Face

1 day Intermediate Rock climb of a classic Beckey route.

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  • Fri, Jul 10, 2015
  • Seattle Climbing
  • Climbing
  • Intermediate Alpine
  • Adults
  • Intermediate Rock Climb
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 4.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,500 ft

5:30 AM at the Blue Lake Trailhead. Travel on Thursday evening and camp at Lone Fir or Klipchuck (USFS Camps).

Preference given to rope leaders for Basic Climbs on Saturday and Sunday (South Early Winter Spire and Kangaroo Temple). 

Extra Intermediates not climbing Basic Routes on Saturday or Sunday can join together and climb other routes over the weekend. 

Route/Place

Liberty Bell/Southwest Face



  • USGS Washington Pass

    Green Trails Washington Pass No. 50

    Trails Illustrated North Cascades National Park
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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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