Mount Buckner/North Face

Trip

Intermediate Alpine Climb - Mount Buckner/North Face

Strenuous alpine ice climb on a classic Nordwand route.

  • Fri, Jul 12, 2019 — Mon, Jul 15, 2019
  • Everett Climbing Committee
  • Climbing
  • Intermediate Alpine
  • Adults
  • Intermediate Ice Climb
  • Challenging
  • Elevation Gain: 5,400 ft
  • Pace: 2.25 mph

Ash Way P&R,  5:00 am.

This is not a good first ice climb.  You must be very fit and ready for a long strenuous trip.

We will pick the best 3 days (weather-wise) for this trip.  Please be flexible if you sign up!

Preference given to Everett Intermediate students until May 31st.  

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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