South Early Winter Spire/South Arête

Trip: Mountaineers Adventure Club

Basic Alpine Climb - South Early Winter Spire/South Arête

Basic climb reserved for MAC youth group

  • Mon, Jul 31, 2017
  • Seattle Climbing
  • Climbing
  • Rock Climb
  • Adults, Youth
  • Basic Rock Climb, Strenuous 1, Technical 2
  • Easy
  • Mileage: 6.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,600 ft

MAC group will stay in Mazama for the whole week.   

Will meet at MAC campground in Pearrygin Lake State Park the night before.

It is a basic rock climb reserved for MAC youth group.  MAC student please contact Margaux for sign up.  Rope leader willing to help MAC youth are welcome to join after June 1st.


South Early Winter Spire/South Arête

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 back pack (40 to 60 liters)
  • Webbing and accessory cords
  • 6 straight gate carabiners
  • 2 locking carabiners
  • Large pear-shaped 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
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