Sherpa Peak/West Ridge

Trip

Intermediate Alpine Climb - Sherpa Peak/West Ridge

Two day climb of Sherpa. Ascend to campsite on large rock at 7,400 on day one. Wake early, climb, summit, descend to camp and walk out to trailhead on day two.

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  • Sat, Jun 11, 2016 — Sun, Jun 12, 2016
  • Seattle Climbing
  • Climbing
  • Intermediate Alpine
  • Singles, 20-30 Somethings, Adults
  • Intermediate Rock Climb
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 18.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 7,400 ft

We will arrange carpool meeting & location times the week prior to the climb.

A great lead experience for folks in the intermediate climbing course. 

Route/Place

Sherpa 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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