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Intermediate Alpine Climb - Mount Formidable/South Route

This climb will be contingent on obtaining a backcountry permit.

  • Fri, Jul 20, 2018 — Sun, Jul 22, 2018
  • Seattle Climbing
  • Climbing
  • Intermediate Alpine
  • Adults
  • Intermediate Mountaineering Climb
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 20.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 6,100 ft

TBD

We will hike in and set up camp on day 1.  We will get an early start on day 2 and summitand return to camp. We will hike back to the cars on day 3.  This will be a moderate paced climb.  A detailed email will be sent out the Tuesday before the climb.

Route/Place

Mount Formidable/South Route



  • USGS Cascade Pass

    Green Trails Cascade Pass No. 80

    Trails Illustrated North Cascades National Park
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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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