WAC Summer Climbs 2017
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June 5, 2017 at 9:51 pm #7508
It is time to plan for Summer Climbs 2017.
This thread is a starting point for organizing the adventures for the new-grads from the 2017 class. If you wish to organize a climb, please include details such as:
– Who is the organizer
– Dates (may be flexible)
– Intensity (“tempo-de-sloth” vs. “tempo-de-Begasse”)
– how many people (new-grads and experienced)
– any special notes.
The trips can be anything from cragging in the evening, a simple day climb, to a multi-night adventure.June 5, 2017 at 10:31 pm #7509
Paul Carduner & Kyle Johnson:
Ruth/Icy Traverse June 24-25 Allegro-De-Efficiency (room for 5)
Adams (S. Spur) June 17-18 Good training.June 5, 2017 at 10:34 pm #7510
Rainier-DC July 7-10 6 newgrads, 1 more experienced
Rainier-Emmons July 23-26 2-3 newgrads
Max Leitner & Kyle Johnson
Clark & Luahna via Walrus Glacier July 15-16 Fast and Light (~30 miles)
room for 4 newgrads, 2 experienced folk.
Ingalls — South Face July 15
Eldorado July ??? Tempo-De-Begasse 4 newgrads
Austera, Primus Mid July Friday->Sunday 4 newgradsJune 5, 2017 at 10:36 pm #7511
Max Leitner & Kyle Johnson
Washington Pass August 5/6 Routes based on interest and abilities, room for 2
Rainier-TBD August 25-28 5-6 1-2
Chair Peak – NE Buttress August 19 Tempo-De-Begasse, room for 2
Sahale August 12 Tempo-De-Begasse in one long day, room for 3June 5, 2017 at 10:38 pm #7512
Cutthroat Peak TBD rock-experience requested, room for 2
Prime Rib of Goat TBD
Tooth TBD if you didn’t get the tooth, room for 2
Mike Daly/Jeff Bower/VW
Kangaroo Temple TBD still working it out, room for 3
Exit 32/38 or Mazama Cragging TBD
Mike Daly et. al.
South Face-Ingalls perhaps still working it outJune 5, 2017 at 11:09 pm #7513
As always, coordinate with the trip organizer. Not all trips are suitable for all climbers. When in doubt about the suitability of the trip for your abilities, do your research.
The focus of the Summer Climbs program is to give the Basic Climbing Class graduates more opportunities to hone their skills.June 7, 2017 at 12:07 am #7514Participant
Hi! I would love to join the July 23 – 26 Rainier climb if possible!
BrandiJune 7, 2017 at 12:11 am #7515Participant
Also – light and fast for Max and Kyle July 15th – 16th climb!June 7, 2017 at 10:15 am #7517Participant
I am also interested in the 23-26th Rainier climb!June 7, 2017 at 10:49 am #7522Participant
I’m interested in the July 23-26 Rainier climb as well!June 7, 2017 at 12:01 pm #7523Participant
Hi! Very interested in the Rainier 7/23-7/26, El Dorado, and Chair Peak. Also interested in Glacier and Olympus if anyone has interest in trips to those peaks.June 7, 2017 at 1:44 pm #7527Participant
+1 for Glacier and Olympus!
Interested in Shuksan as well.June 7, 2017 at 3:15 pm #7528Participant
I’m interested in Sahale at Wayne speed, Eldorado, and Kangaroo Temple. Max and Kyle, I’d also love to join you at Washington Pass and can contribute some moderate leads.June 8, 2017 at 9:52 pm #7531Keymaster
For those who haven’t been there yet, Camp Muir, Mount Rainier, June 24th. A recommended preview before your summit attempt via DC route. We will carry full-gear list packs. Trip will include a stop at the pinnacle of Anvil Rock for some dramatic views.
This is a 15-hour Seattle-to-Seattle day trip. I plan to be on the road by about 5am. Start hiking about 8am. Be back at the car about 5pm and home by 8pm.June 8, 2017 at 10:40 pm #7532Participant
Ira and Toby
Reynolds Peak (one of the top 100)
Drive over on friday, climb and return to seattle saturday
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