Observation Rock/North Face


Intermediate Alpine Climb - Observation Rock/North Face


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  • Sat, Sep 26, 2015
  • Seattle Climbing
  • Climbing
  • Intermediate Alpine
  • Adults
  • Intermediate Ice Climb
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 13.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 3,600 ft

TBD, but probably Seattle-area @ 5 a.m.

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Observation Rock/North Face

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

    Ten Essentials
    Mountain boots (crampon compatible)
    Crampons (steel, not aluminum)
    Pack (40-60 liters)
    6 alpine slings with 2 biners each (draws)
    2+ locking carabiners
    Belay device & carabiner
    Climbing harness
    Rescue pulley
    Fleece AND puffy jacket
    Rain jacket & full-zip rain pants
    Extra webbing or cord
    2 sets of warm gloves AND mittens (liner & shell)
    Ice screws
    Alpine ice axe (regular, non-technical)
    2nd ice axe/tool with technical pick
    V-thread tool
    V-thread cordage (4-5' lengths)

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