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Basic Alpine Climb - Bacon & Canadian Bacon Peaks

This is definitely a "leave the crowds behind you" climb. Highly scenic area that is not very heavily traveled.

  • Sat, Aug 3, 2019 — Sun, Aug 4, 2019
  • Seattle Climbing
  • Climbing
  • Basic Alpine
  • Adults
  • Basic Alpine Climb
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 15.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 4,400 ft


This is scheduled for a 2 day trip but may get moved a 1 day Saturday climb.  The leader will update as the trip gets closer.

This is primarily for the Glacier travel students but basic students/grads may sign up for any spots that are left when the regular online sign up opens.  


Bacon & Canadian Bacon Peaks

  • Green Trails Lake Shannon No. 46

    USGS Bacon Peak

    USGS Damnation Peak

    Trails Illustrated North Cascades National Park
  • See full route/place details.
Required Equipment

Required Equipment

  • The Ten Essentials
  • Mountain boots that can accept crampons (not hiking boots)
  • Crampons
  • An ice axe (not technical ice tools)
  • A back pack (40 to 60 liters)
  • Webbing and accessory cords
  • 6 straight gate carabiners
  • 2 locking carabiners
  • Large pear-shaped carabiner
  • Belay device
  • Climbing harness
  • Helmet
  • Chock pick (nut tool)
  • Rescue pulley
  • Fleece or puffy jacket
  • Rain jacket and full-zip rain pants
  • Belay gloves
  • Warm gloves or mittens
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