The Pickets

Trip

Intermediate Alpine Climb - Southern Picket Range

A 5-day trip using the Goodell Creek approach to the Southern Pickets, with primary climbing goals being Mount Terror and West McMillan Spire. Other objectives may be considered as well.

Info
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  • Wed, Aug 5, 2015 — Sun, Aug 9, 2015
  • Everett Climbing Committee
  • Climbing
  • Intermediate Alpine
  • Adults
  • Intermediate Mountaineering Climb
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 20.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 10,000 ft

Goodell Creek Trailhead, 6:00am on Wednesday, August 5. Suggest car camping at or near trailhead the night before. 

Route/Place

The Pickets



  • Green Trails Mt Challenger No. 15

    Green Trails Marblemount No. 47

    Green Trails Ross Lake No. 16

    Green Trails Diablo Dam No. 48

    USGS Mt Challenger

    USGS Mt Triumph

    USGS Mt Prophet

    USGS Mt Redoubt

    USGS Mt Spickard

    USGS Mt Blum

    Trails Illustrated North Cascades National Park
  • See full route/place details.
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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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