Mount Rainier/Gibraltar Ledges

Trip

Intermediate Alpine Climb - Mount Rainier/Gibraltar Ledges

Two Day climb of Rainier: up Gibraltar Ledges / down ID.

Info
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  • Fri, May 1, 2020 — Sat, May 2, 2020
  • Everett Climbing Committee
  • Climbing
  • Intermediate Alpine
  • Adults
  • Intermediate Mountaineering Climb
  • Challenging
  • Elevation Gain: 9,010 ft

TBD

Sign up priority to be given to Everett ICC  students  (who took Ice climbing course and have prior alpine ice leading experience) or grads. All participants must be in exceptional fitness condition, have winter camping and climbing  experience  and have climbed at high altitude (14000 ft + ) before .

Route/Place

Mount Rainier/Gibraltar Ledges



  • Green Trails Mt Rainier West No. 269

    USGS Mt Rainier West

    USGS Mt Rainier East

    Green Trails Mt Rainier East No. 270
  • See full route/place details.
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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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