Sherpa Peak/West Ridge

Trip

Intermediate Alpine Climb - Sherpa Peak/West Ridge

A fun, moderate rock climb. Suitable as a first alpine rock climb for new lead climbers.

  • Sat, Jun 23, 2018 — Sun, Jun 24, 2018
  • Everett Climbing Committee
  • Climbing
  • Intermediate Alpine
  • Adults
  • Intermediate Rock Climb
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 16.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 7,400 ft

TBD

Preference given to Everett students until May 21st 2018

Strenuous approach and long summit day.  Must be fit.

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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