Trip

Intermediate Alpine Climb - Mount Hood/Devil's Kitchen Headwall

A good first ice climb for intermediate students.

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  • Sat, Feb 7, 2015 — Sun, Feb 8, 2015
  • Everett Climbing Committee
  • Climbing
  • Intermediate Alpine
  • Adults
  • Intermediate Ice Climb
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 6.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 5,235 ft

Dependent on weather and avy and our itinerary.

Flexibility is  a must.  Preferred itinerary is an overnight climb with a camp above the top of the Palmer on Sat night and a summit bid on Sunday.  If weather does not cooperate we will consider doing the route C2C on Sat morning, driving up Fri evening after work.

Route/Place

Mount Hood/Devil's Kitchen Headwall


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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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