Mount Buckner/North Face

Trip

Intermediate Alpine Climb - Mount Buckner/North Face

Spectacular alpine Nordwand ice climb in the North Cascades.

Info
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  • Fri, Jul 3, 2020 — Mon, Jul 6, 2020
  • Everett Climbing Committee
  • Climbing
  • Intermediate Alpine
  • Adults
  • Intermediate Ice Climb
  • Challenging
  • Elevation Gain: 5,400 ft

TBD

Strenuous and athletic alpine ice climb.  Please list your alpine ice experience when requesting to sign up.

We will pick the best three days to do the climb.  A two-day climb is also possible but would require a very long summit day.

Route/Place

Mount Buckner/North Face


Roster
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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