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Silver Peak [Advanced]

Lets try again! I would prefer Saturday, but weather looks more favorable on Sunday. Be flexible, depending on conditions we may pick another destination.

You will have to be in good physical condition for this hike. Approximately 8 miles round trip. Elevation gain: 4000 ft. This hike includes very steep slopes, ridge hikes and avalanche terrain. Be prepared for high winds and an icy ridge.

On this trip you must bring:

  • Crampons (Micro Spikes and YakTrax do not count as crampons!)
  • Gaiters
  • Ice axe
  • Balaclava (or similar head cover)
  • Hat
  • Warm gloves
  • Consider Ski Goggles (if it blows, you gonna miss them)
  • MSR snowshoes or snowshoes of similar design. If you don't have MSR like snowshoes please rent them. Costco style snowshoes can be outright dangerous.
  • Sturdy mountaineering boots that will work with crampons
  • Plenty of warm cloth
  • Harness or Prusik cords and carbiners
  • Be prepared to rope up
  • A bright shiny smile
  • All other 11 essentials not mentioned above (flash light, first aid kit, etc.
  • We will have to bring a rope

See last years trip:

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  • jeffrey

    fun time. Little bit of everything. Thanks for leading Bent and kudos to Woody and Tanna for breaking' trail.

    March 3, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Awesome day and we all made the summit! Thank you Bent for being such a great leader!!

    March 3, 2013

  • Val

    Snow go to be rotten... Just drive back over the Pass: 45 degrees and very heavy sustained rain.... snow east ws heavy, deep and soft, but suny weather today.

    March 2, 2013

  • Parry

    Bent, looks like weather will be more favorable tomm. compared to Sunday.

    March 1, 2013

    • jeffrey

      I'm no weather man, Parry, but Sunday looks better than Saturday. Although, I can hear the Crunch-crunch already. i don't mind this though, I'd rather stay on top of it.

      March 1, 2013

    • A former member
      A former member

      Correct, snow can be very slushy tomorrow. Should be better Sunday.

      March 1, 2013

  • Lincoln

    Sorry, but I have to drop off, family stuff came up on sunday. Have fun!

    February 27, 2013

  • Parry

    how was the snow last week?

    February 26, 2013

  • Kerri

    Sounds good!

    February 26, 2013

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