Mount Rainier/Gibralter Ledges

Trip

Intermediate Alpine Climb - Mount Rainier/Gibralter Ledges

Winter climb of Washington's premier volcano.

  • Intermediate Mountaineering Climb
  • Challenging
  • Elevation Gain: 9,010 ft
  • High Point Elevation: 14,410 ft

Meet at Longmire at 8:30am.

 

Priority for Tacoma Climbing community until 3/16.

Route/Place

Mount Rainier/Gibralter Ledges



  • 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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