Mount Torment & Forbidden Peak Traverse


Intermediate Alpine Climb - Mount Torment/South Ridge

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  • Sat, Jul 16, 2016 — Sun, Jul 17, 2016
  • Seattle Climbing
  • Climbing
  • Intermediate Alpine
  • Adults
  • Intermediate Rock Climb
  • Moderate

To be arranged by the climbing team

A climb up Mt Torment, with camping in either Boston or Torment Basin (depending on permit availability).  Rock pro and ropes to be coordinated ahead of departing Seattle.


Mount Torment & Forbidden Peak Traverse

  • USGS Cascade Pass

    USGS Forbidden Peak

    Trails Illustrated North Cascades National Park

    Green Trails North Cascades Ross Lake No. 16SX
  • See full route/place details.
Required Equipment

Required Equipment

  • The Ten Essentials
  • Mountain boots or approach shoes
  • Rock Pro
  • Rope
  • 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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