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Mt Rainier/Emmons Glacier

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06/21/13 - 06/24/13

Kitsap Climbing

Michael Raymond   (Qualified Youth Leader)

9:00 AM

White River RS

Member: $44.00
For climbing permit.
The fee will be collected by: Leader
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**REMINDER** This climb is subject to the PRIORITY CLIMBS LIST. Please verify that your branch has priority for this climb.

Ascend 1,500' up the middle of the InterGlacier, bearing slightly SE to reach the glacier rim (9,000') at Camp Curtis. Do a traversing descent to the Emmons Glacier and ascend the Emmons to Camp Schurman (9,500') at the base of Steamboat Prow. Arrive early for good campsite (hut is for emergencies only). From Camp Schurman, follow a smooth snow slope called ñthe Corridorî slightly E, to about 12,000'. Here the glacier becomes heavily crevassed and offers many variations in routes to the crater rim. The usual routes go straight up and left, or bear right and across to the saddle between the true summit, Columbia Crest, and Liberty Cap. The actual summit (14,411') is on the far W side of the crater rim. The summit register is just below at a large boulder. This is a strenuous climb on a very large mountain. Excellent physical conditioning is mandatory. A climbing fee is required.
Accepting only Kitsap students and leaders until 5/10/13. Must attend pre-climb meeting.

04/10/13 @ 9:00 AM

05/24/13 @ 5:00 PM
Leader Permission Required

Trip Data


Basic Glacier Climb
Brisk / Fast

Green Trails Mt Rainier East No. 270
Green Trails Mt Rainier West No. 269
USGS Mt Rainier East
USGS Mt Rainier West
USGS Sunrise

Selected Climbs in the Cascades, Vol 1


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