Mount Rainier/Fuhrer Finger

Trip

Intermediate Alpine Climb - Mount Rainier/Fuhrer Finger

A direct route up Rainier with moderate steep snow climbing.

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  • Sat, Mar 12, 2016 — Sun, Mar 13, 2016
  • Seattle Climbing
  • Climbing
  • Intermediate Alpine
  • Adults
  • Intermediate Mountaineering Climb
  • Challenging
  • Elevation Gain: 10,000 ft

See leader for details

This will be a challenging and strenuous winter climb with the potential for very cold conditions on the upper mountain.  Leaders permission required.

Route/Place

Mount Rainier/Fuhrer Finger



  • Green Trails Mt Rainier West No. 269

    USGS Mt Rainier West

    USGS Mt Rainier East

    Green Trails Mt Rainier East No. 270
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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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