Activity Information


Cathedral Rock/SW Face

09/21/14 (Sun)

Olympia Climbing

Robert Keranen   (Qualified Youth Leader)

Ascend the rounded spur via a scramble gully on the right to where it meets the summit formation (6,400). Climb the obvious gully on its upper left side to the left of the S. Buttress, or look for detours to the left. Rockfall hazard in the gully can be serious. One to two pitches up the SW Face leads to the ridge crest. Scramble to the summit but watch for loose rocks. Alternate route: Continue from Cathedral Pass to Peggy's Pond. Ascend to summit gully from ledge above Peggy's Pond. This is generally an easy climb with excellent views. The rockfall hazard, however, is serious. In early season, when the gullies are filled with snow, the rockfall hazard should be lower. Unfortunately, vandalism occurs at the trailhead.

Sunday Basic Rock Climb as part of 3 day/2 night weekend Scramble of Mt Daniels. Plan is to hike into Peggy's Pond Friday, scramble Mt Daniel Saturday and climb Cathedral Sunday, hiking out Sunday afternoon. 3 spots open to BC students. 6 spots open to AS students. First preference given to Olympia students.

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Trip Data
Basic Rock Climb

Green Trails Mt Stuart No. 209
USGS Mt Daniel

100 Hikes in the Alpine Lakes
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