Mount Thompson/West Ridge


Intermediate Alpine Climb - Mount Thompson/West Ridge

A bold and daring attempt to reach the summit of the crown jewel of Snoqualmie Pass alpine style, car to car in one day.

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  • Intermediate Rock Climb
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 20.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 3,500 ft

Meeting place to be negotiated by confirmed participants through email prior to the trip.

Face coverings, and a more general COVID risk mindfulness, are required.


Mount Thompson/West Ridge

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

  • The Ten Essentials
  • Shoes
  • A back pack 
  • 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
  • Belay gloves
  • Cordellete
  • Adequate rock protection and accompanying runners
  • Rope
  • Face Covering
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