South Early Winter Spire/West Face & Southwest Rib

Trip

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

Combined trip with a basic climb of SEWS on Monday 8/26.

  • Sun, Aug 25, 2024
  • Seattle Climbing
  • Climbing
  • Intermediate Alpine
  • Adults
  • Intermediate Rock Climb
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 5.0 mi

TBD

Please email me for permission prior to April 15. Priority will be given to intermediate climbers who will also be available to rope lead for the basic climb of SEWS on 8/26.  If we get more interested climbers than spots, I will conduct a lottery on April 15. 

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 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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