Seattle MAC Climbing Trip

Youth activity: Mountaineers Adventure Club

Seattle MAC Climbing Trip - Mount Erie

A single-day cragging trip. This trip has prerequisites. See leaders notes for details.

  • Moderate
  • FULL, 2 on waitlist (8 capacity)
  • 1 (2 capacity)
  • FULL, 1 on waitlist (2 capacity)
  • Cancellation & Refund Policy


Trip Sheet to come


For fall climbing trips: Attendance on at least one Climbing 101 workshop and at minimum, competence with top rope belaying skills. Top rope belaying badge.

For spring-summer climbing trips: Attendance at all climbing workshops up to and including Anchors/Cleaning Routes and competence with lead belaying, lead climbing on bolts, anchors, and cleaning routes. Lead belaying badge (there is no "lead climbing" badge) + clean & lower badge. The lead belaying badge signifies competence with the complete skill of lead climbing on bolts. The clean & lower badge signifies competence setting up top rope anchors  on routes with bolted fixed hardware and the ability to clean and lower from a route when finished climbing. 


Mount Erie

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

  • The Ten Essentials 
  • 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
  • Camp chair / sitting system
  • 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)
  • For cold weather:
    • hand warmers


  • 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
    • Hand warmers
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