Prusik Peak/West Ridge

Trip

Intermediate Alpine Climb - Prusik Peak/West Ridge

We'll roll the dice with late-May weather, and see if it's kind enough to provide enough blue sky to allow us to attempt Prusik Peak via the west ridge well before permit-season.

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  • Sat, May 23, 2015 — Mon, May 25, 2015
  • Seattle Climbing
  • Climbing
  • Intermediate Alpine
  • Adults
  • Intermediate Rock Climb
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 20.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 6,200 ft

65th St P&R early Saturday morning.  This  will be discussed in a planning email closer to the trip.

We'll solidify plans when the date gets closer, and monitor conditions & weather reports closely before making a go/no-go call.  Ideally we'll camp for two nights in the Core Enchantments, summiting Prusik on the day in between.


Update:  This trip was cancelled because the weather forecast for the weekend keeps changing.  The odds of rain are too high, and lightning is even a possibility, so we're not even going to go up there.

Route/Place

Prusik Peak/West Ridge


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Required Equipment

Required Equipment

Gear will be discussed in a planning email closer to the trip.  In short: ice axe, light crampons, rack, rope, and camping gear for two nights.  Maybe snowshoes.

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