Mount Buckner/North Face

Trip

Intermediate Alpine Climb - Mount Buckner/North Face

This trip will be a carry over with a camp on the Boston Glacier. On summit day we'll also tag Horseshoe on the way out. Outing will leverage the best 2 of the 3 listed days.

  • Sat, Jun 30, 2018 — Mon, Jul 2, 2018
  • Seattle Climbing
  • Climbing
  • Intermediate Alpine
  • Adults
  • Intermediate Ice Climb
  • Challenging
  • Elevation Gain: 5,400 ft

TBC via e-mail

Priority given to JHPearce 2018 Basic Climbing supporting leaders. Leader permission required. Do NOT send direct e-mail. Instead, use the Mountaineers website for all inquiries. Thanks.

Route/Place

Mount Buckner/North Face


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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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