Trip

Intermediate Alpine Climb - Mount Hood/Leuthold Couloir

A good entry-level ice climb on the south side of Mt. Hood

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  • Sat, Feb 27, 2016 — Sun, Feb 28, 2016
  • Everett Climbing Committee
  • Climbing
  • Intermediate Alpine
  • Adults
  • Intermediate Ice Climb
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 8.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 5,200 ft

Newcastle P&R.  Time TBD

We will do this as an overnight with a camp at Illumination Saddle.  If weather forces us to do it as a one day, we will drive up and rest in the parking lot before heading up C2C instead.

Everett Intermediate students given preference until 2/7/2015.

Route/Place

Mount Hood/Leuthold Couloir


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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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