Clark Mountain & Luahna Peak


Basic Alpine Climb - Clark Mountain/Walrus Glacier

Clark Mtn/Walrus Glacier

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  • Fri, Jun 28, 2013 — Sun, Jun 30, 2013
  • Seattle Climbing
  • Climbing
  • Basic Alpine
  • Adults
  • Basic Glacier Climb, Strenuous 4, Technical 2
  • For Beginners (Getting Started Series)
  • Mileage: 22.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 6,300 ft


Registration opens online at the date and time shown to the right. Please review the route and the information below before deciding whether this climb is right for you.

This is a strenuous 3-day glacier climb. Participants should be confident they have the necessary fitness and skills required for this route. Day 1 will include a stream crossing that is likely to be thigh deep - sandals and poles required. On day 2 we will attempt to climb Clark 8602' (BG) via the Walrus Glacier (glacier travel and class 2-3 rock) and Lauhna ~8400' (BG) via the Walrus-Richardson Glacier (glacier travel and class 3 rock). Luahna 8400'+ is the unnamed peak about 1.1 miles NW of Clark.

Here is a link to a printable map of the area:,-120.965867&t=t2&z=15
Please don't show up without a map, compass, route description, and the knowledge to use these tools.

Day 1 approach (about 9 miles and ~3700'-4100' gain)
Day 2 climb Clark and Luahna (about 3100' gain)
Day 3 hike out

Reference: Basic Climbs Guide, Cascade Alpine Guide Volume 2, and Summit Routes by Stephenson and Bongiovanni


Clark Mountain & Luahna Peak

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