Observation Rock/North Face

Trip

Intermediate Alpine Climb - Observation Rock/North Face

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  • Sat, Sep 10, 2016
  • Seattle Climbing
  • Climbing
  • Intermediate Alpine
  • Adults
  • Intermediate Ice Climb
  • For Beginners (Getting Started Series)
  • Mileage: 13.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 3,600 ft

TBD

Scheduled for Intermediate students seeking ice credit.  My ability to grant ice credit depends on the condition of the ice on the day of the climb.  This is a great climb for a new ice leader looking to fine-tune their multi pitch ice climbing.  The scenery is stunning.  Students must have taken and passed the intermediate ice 1/2 field trips and be prepared to swing leads on ice up to 50 degrees.

Route/Place

Observation Rock/North Face


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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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