Alpine Ice FT2 - Eldorado Peak/Northeast Face

Field trip: Alpine Ice

Alpine Ice FT2 - Eldorado Peak/Northeast Face

Students will swap leads on alpine low angle glacier ice

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  • Sat, Sep 21, 2019
  • Seattle Climbing
  • Climbing
  • Intermediate Alpine
  • Adults
  • Intermediate Ice Climb
  • Moderate

To be coordinated with the Climbing Team

Students learn to swap leads on low angle glacier ice.  Contact Ben Chapman (Mentored Leader) to coordinate with this outing.


Eldorado Peak/Northeast Face

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

  • Everything needed for an alpine rock climb (minus the rock protection)
  • Sharp 12 point steel crampons (no aluminum)
  • Conventional ice axe
  • Ice tool (optional)
  • v-thread tool
  • 4-5 feet of 7 mm nylon cord
  • 2-3 ice screws, including one 22 cm
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