Prusik Peak/West Ridge

Trip

Intermediate Alpine Climb - Prusik Peak/West Ridge

Two nights in the Core Enchantments, one day on Prusik Peak.

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  • Sat, Jun 12, 2021 — Mon, Jun 14, 2021
  • Seattle Climbing
  • Climbing
  • Intermediate Alpine
  • Adults
  • Intermediate Rock Climb
  • Moderate
  • Elevation Gain: 4,400 ft

Leave Saturday morning, return Monday. More Details will be shared about a week before the trip.

Planning to hike in via Aasgard Pass, camp below Prusik Peak on Saturday.  Climb Prusik on Sunday and return to camp.  On Monday, hike out via Snow Lake and shuttle cars around. Dependent on weather.

Route/Place

Prusik Peak/West Ridge


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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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