Intermediate Alpine Climb - Mox Peaks (Twin Spires)

Remote Alpine Climb to a very special area.

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  • Sat, Aug 4, 2018 — Tue, Aug 7, 2018
  • Everett Climbing Committee
  • Climbing
  • Intermediate Alpine
  • Adults
  • Intermediate Rock Climb
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 15.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 7,400 ft


These are not climbs to check of boxes on your graduation requirements.  You really should know about these peaks and what they involve.  We are doing 3 peaks:

Easy Mox:  I prefer someone with at least one true intermediate alpine rock climber under your belt.  A good one to do first is Forbidden.

Custer:  Extreme choss.  Please have good skills on loose terrain.  This is a good climb for very experienced scramblers.  We will rope up for one pitch.

Rahm:  a standard class 3 scramble



Mox Peaks (Twin Spires)

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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