Mount Buckner/North Face

Trip

Intermediate Alpine Climb - Mount Buckner/North Face

Early season tour of Boston and Horseshoe Basins. Small party of 4 max. with preference given to Bellingham Intermediate climbing course students in need of a climb. Please email me directly with interest and I will make this an equal opportunity climb by June 19.

Info
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  • Fri, Jun 22, 2018 — Sun, Jun 24, 2018
  • Bellingham Branch Climbing
  • Climbing
  • Intermediate Alpine
  • Adults
  • Intermediate Ice Climb
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 18.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 5,400 ft

Leaving from Bellingham or Marblemount Ranger station Friday morning. Once the group is established I will email everyone on the climb to finalize details.

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 (plus one technical ice tool)
  • 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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