Field Trip

Field trip: Alpine Rock Course

Field Trip - Liberty Bell/Northwest Face

Field Trip to practice advanced alpine rock skills. Planned objective is the complete liberty traverse.

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  • Sat, Jul 27, 2019 — Sun, Jul 28, 2019
  • Seattle Climbing
  • Climbing
  • Adults
  • Intermediate Rock Climb
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 4.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,500 ft

3:00am Blue lake trailhead or 2:35 am Klipchuck campground

faceField Trip to practice advanced alpine rock skills. Tentative plan:

LB NW  Face

Concord N Face (alternatively cave/tunnel route)

Lexington N Face

NEWS NW Corner or W Face



Liberty Bell/Northwest Face

  • USGS Washington Pass

    Green Trails Washington Pass No. 50

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

Required Equipment

  • Harness
  • Rock and approach shoes
  • progress capture device (e.g. micro traxion)
  • GriGri or other assisted braking device
  • Trad Rack (SLCDs, stoppers, etc.)
  • helmet
  • summit pack with extra clothes, food, water
  • small first aid kit
  • PLB (optional)
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