Round Top North Ridge

  • 02/29/2020
  • 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Carson Pass Sno-Park
  • 6


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Join MAA members on Round Top to climb the exciting North Ridge. This moderate mixed snow and rock ridge route is dramatic and scenic, going directly to the summit. Proficiency climbing steep snow / alpine ice in a rope team is required (Snow 3 and 4). Loaner gear may be available. We have room for 6. Hope to have you out with us!

SCREENED EVENT: Please join the waitlist. Attendees will be selected based on skill proficiency and experience. Those registered will be notified by email. Thank you! 


  • What's happening: Round Top North Ridge, Class 4, steep snow and alpine ice. 3 mile approach (to base of route at Winnemuca Lake), 1,800 feet total elevation gain to summit. Walk off the west ridge.
  • Where to meet: Carson Pass Sno-Park trailhead 7:00 am.
  • Event Leader: John Vanek
  • Minimum / Maximum: 3/6
  • What to bring: Mountain boots, crampons, mountain axe and second tool, harness, belay device, prusik, 48" sling or runner, PAS, 3 locking carabiners, layered clothing, climbing pack, trekking poles, snowshoes or skis, food, water, personal items, 10 essentials. 
  • Medical: If you have any medical conditions pertinent to your participation on this event, please inform the event leaders after registration.
  • Additional Info: There is a mandatory Sno-Park pass fee of $5 per day to park here, or $25 season pass.


  • In order to register you must be a Base or Apex member.
  • Event leaders are experienced volunteers, but may not be certified guides.
  • Participant safety is our top priority. The itinerary described is the plan; however, circumstances beyond the leader's control may necessitate changes.

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