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Basic Alpine Climb - Copper Peak/Southeast Glacier

Excellent alpine objectives in the heart of the central cascades.

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  • Thu, Jul 4, 2019 — Sun, Jul 7, 2019
  • Everett Climbing Committee
  • Climbing
  • Basic Alpine
  • Adults
  • Basic Glacier Climb
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 11.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 5,700 ft
  • Pace: 2.25 mph


Preference given to Everett Basic Climbing students until June 7, 2019

We will try to do this climb in 3 days and may start July 5th, depending on weather forecast.   Please be flexible!

Participants must be fit and comfortable scrambling class 3 with some class 4.

This climb will involve fees for the Lady of the Lake and a bus to Holden.  Cost is non-trivial (>50 bucks)

If you inquire about this climb prove you have read leader's notes by writing "Thanos" in your message to me.


Copper Peak/Southeast Glacier

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 sleeping bag rated to +20 degrees or colder
  • A sleeping pad
  • 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
  • Rescue pulley
  • Fleece or puffy jacket
  • Rain jacket and full-zip rain pants
  • Warm gloves or mittens
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