Trip

Intermediate Alpine Climb - Vesper Peak/North Face

Mid-Week climb of the Ragged Edge route on Vesper Peak. Planning on camping at the trailhead Wednesday night to get an early start Thursday. Expect fairly sustained 5.7 climbing with some bolted sections and possibly a little run-out at times. Not ideal for first Intermediate Alpine Rock Climb.

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  • Thu, Sep 15, 2016
  • Seattle Climbing
  • Climbing
  • Intermediate Alpine
  • Adults
  • Intermediate Rock Climb
  • For Beginners (Getting Started Series)
  • Elevation Gain: 4,115 ft

Sunrise Mine Road Trailhead Thursday time TBD.

Please get leader Permission

Route/Place

Vesper Peak/North Face


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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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