South Early Winter Spire/West Face & Southwest Rib

Trip

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

1 day Intermediate Rock climb of the SW Rib of SEWS

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  • Sun, Jun 21, 2015
  • Seattle Climbing
  • Climbing
  • Intermediate Alpine
  • Adults
  • Intermediate Rock Climb
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 5.0 mi

We'll start hiking from the TH before sunrise so we're the first group on the route.  Exact time will be decided & announced via email closer to the trip date.   I (Rob) will be camping somewhere around Washington Pass on Saturday night, having just done another climb in the area on Saturday.

Route/Place

South Early Winter Spire/West Face & Southwest Rib


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Required Equipment

Required Equipment

Below is the the default list of required equipment that the website automatically generates, and while it's a good starting point, it's not entirely accurate for this trip.  I'll talk to participants about equipment when the trip date gets closer.
  • 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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