South Early Winter Spire/West Face & Southwest Rib

Trip

Intermediate Alpine Climb - South Early Winter Spire/West Face & Southwest Rib

A classic Intermediate Rock Climb in the Liberty Bell complex.

Info
COVID-19: Learn about our most up-to-date guidance for participants and leaders on our COVID-19 Response page. All participants and leaders must agree to the COVID-19 Code of Conduct before participating in this Mountaineers activity.
  • Sat, Jun 1, 2019
  • Seattle Climbing
  • Climbing
  • Intermediate Alpine
  • Adults
  • Intermediate Rock Climb
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 5.0 mi

TBA in pre-trip planning email

This is a 5.8 trad intermediate rock climb.  Not the best climb for a new trad leader.  To be considered for this climb, email the climb leader with your climbing resume detailing your trad climbing and leading experience.

Preference given to participants who can also do the following day's crag climb "Prime Rib of Goat" in Mazama. Car camping at Lone Fir Campground will be arranged by leaders.

Route/Place

South Early Winter Spire/West Face & Southwest Rib


Roster
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 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
Trip Reports