Goode Mountain/Northeast Buttress


Intermediate Alpine Climb - Goode Mountain/Northeast Buttress

A classic climb up the NE Buttress of Mt Goode.

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  • Thu, Aug 11, 2016 — Tue, Aug 16, 2016
  • Seattle Climbing
  • Climbing
  • Intermediate Alpine
  • Adults
  • Intermediate Rock Climb
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 37.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 8,400 ft

To be coordinated among group

This will be a 4-day carry-over climb up the NE Buttress, with the final trip dates confirmed closer to the trip as the weather forecast is issued with more confidence.  Simul-climbing skills up to 5.6 terrain and leading rock with a light alpine pack are important skills.  Alpine climbing fitness required.  If time/ conditions permit, an ascent up Storm King will be made upon descent off Goode.

Leaders Permission to discuss previous climbs as they relate to this itinerary, knowledge of the route, and suitability of this climb to your skill set.  Trip logistics will be discussed among the team one evening prior to the climb to coordinate team gear and route.


Goode Mountain/Northeast Buttress

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

  • The Ten Essentials
  • Approach shoes
  • 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)
  • Light alpine Rock Rack and/ or 40m rope
  • Webbing and accessory cords
  • Carabiners
  • 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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