Meashchie Peak/Mesahchie Icefall Couloir

Trip

Intermediate Alpine Climb - Meashchie Peak/Mesahchie Icefall Couloir

2 day climb up Meashchie Icefall with optional trip to summit depending on time

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  • Sat, Sep 13, 2014 — Sun, Sep 14, 2014
  • Everett Climbing Committee
  • Climbing
  • Intermediate Alpine
  • Adults
  • Intermediate Ice Climb
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 12.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 7,995 ft

TBD

Leave Saturday morning to base camp.  Up icefall next day, possibly summit via east ridge or nearby gully system (choss).  Return to car and drive home Sunday.

Route/Place

Meashchie Peak/Mesahchie Icefall Couloir


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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
  • Warm gloves or mittens
  • Cordellete
  • Picket or other relevant protection
  • Extra webbing or cord
  • 1 ice tool
  • 3 screws
  • 2 pickets
  • rock pro
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