Mount Buckner/North Face


Intermediate Alpine Climb - Mount Buckner/North Face

JP SIG Priority - Combo climb see basic ascent the proceeding day of Sahale Peak.

  • Sat, Jul 20, 2024 — Sun, Jul 21, 2024
  • Seattle Climbing
  • Climbing
  • Intermediate Alpine
  • Adults
  • Intermediate Ice Climb
  • Challenging
  • Elevation Gain: 5,400 ft

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Combo Climb: see basic ascent the proceeding day of Sahale Peak. Pending advanced permit, we'll establish camp at the Sahale Glacier site.

If the line is out, we'll revert to the south side of Buckner. Horseshoe is also a planned objective for this outing.


Mount Buckner/North Face

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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