Mount Stuart/West Ridge

Trip

Intermediate Alpine Climb - Mount Stuart/West Ridge

Overnight bivy climb of Mt. Stuart W. Ridge

Info
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  • Fri, Jul 10, 2015 — Sat, Jul 11, 2015
  • Seattle Climbing
  • Climbing
  • Intermediate Alpine
  • Adults
  • Intermediate Rock Climb
  • Challenging
  • Elevation Gain: 5,250 ft

TBD

Participants must have passed all intermediate climbing pre-requisites and have necessary gear.  Before  asking leader permission, research the route to see if you have the desire and fitness to climb this strenuous route and are comfortable with exposed 4th class scrambling and up to 5.7 trad climbing.  Please provide a climb leader / mentor reference.  This must not be your first intermediate climb.

Route/Place

Mount Stuart/West Ridge


Roster
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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