Mount Shuksan/North Face

Trip

Intermediate Alpine Climb - Mount Shuksan/North Face

Mt Shuksan/N Face.

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  • Fri, Jun 16, 2017 — Sat, Jun 17, 2017
  • Seattle Climbing
  • Climbing
  • Intermediate Alpine
  • Adults
  • Intermediate Ice Climb
  • Challenging
  • Elevation Gain: 6,100 ft

Plan to do a car-to-car climb starting Friday night and coming back Saturday night.

The climb is posted for an early season and is very weather/conditions dependable so the plans are tentative. This is a challenging fast paced climb that covers a lot of distance and the elevation gain. You should be in a great shape and already done some grade II ice climb in the past.

Route/Place

Mount Shuksan/North Face


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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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