Seattle MAC - Climbing Trip

Youth activity: Mountaineers Adventure Club

Seattle MAC - Climbing Trip - Keechelus Ridge Crag

Cragging trip to Keechelus Ridge as a makeup for partially canceled summer trip.

Info
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  • Wed, Jul 14, 2021
  • Seattle Youth Outreach Committee
  • Youth
  • Adults
  • Crag Rock Climb
  • Casual
  • Mileage: 1.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 200 ft
  • 1 (7 capacity)
  • FULL (2 capacity)
  • FULL (3 capacity)
  • Cancellation & Refund Policy

We will meet at Exit 54 on I-90 at 9am and caravan up the dirt road to the parking area (~20 min). There's 20-30 min I'd like to pull ropes at 3pm, putting us back in Seattle 5-6pm.

Participants must have attended at least two lead climbing workshops and have passed the lead climbing test / received their lead climbing badge. Exceptions will be made for kick-off trips early in the year where new members with limited climbing experience will be welcomed. 

Route/Place

Keechelus Ridge Crag


Roster
Required Equipment

Required Equipment

  • Climbing shoes
  • Harness that fits over the clothing you climb in
  • Helmet
  • Belay device
  • Backpack or bag that holds all of your gear

  • Small duffel bag for overnight gear
  • Sleeping bag
  • Sleeping pad
  • Tent
  • Pack cover or plastic bag for water repellence
  • Wool/synthetic socks (minimum of three pairs)
  • Boots (worn in with sturdy tread, seams, and laces)
  • Shorts (synthetic)
  • T-shirt (avoid cotton and save one for the ride home)
  • Long sleeve shirt (synthetic)
  • Long underwear (synthetic)
  • Warm Jacket (fleece or wool)
  • Warm pants (fleece or wool)
  • Waterproof shell (jacket and pants, breathable and a hood on the jacket)

 

  • Stocking cap (wool or synthetic)
  • Brimmed hat
  • Gloves/mittens
  • Bandana or buff
  • Camp shoes
  • Sunglasses (polarized, broad spectrum UV protection)
  • Bowl, Cup, Spoon
  • Water bottles (at least two liters)
  • Headlamp/Flashlight (spare batteries)
  • Personal Hygiene items
    • Toothbrush/toothpaste
    • Biodegradable soap
    • Gender specific items
    • Washcloth
    • Sunscreen
    • Comb
    • Personal Medications
  • Optional
    • Camera
    • Playing Cards
    • Hacky Sack
    • Frisbee
    • Journal and pen
    • Instruments (harmonica, etc)
    • Music to share with group
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