Eldorado Peak/Inspiration Glacier

Trip

Basic Alpine Climb - Eldorado Peak/Inspiration Glacier

This is a strenuous one day climb of Eldorado. We will sleep at the trailhead and get an early start on Saturday. Approx 12 hours round trip.

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  • Basic Glacier Climb, Strenuous 3, Technical 2
  • For Beginners (Getting Started Series)
  • Elevation Gain: 6,768 ft

TBD

This is a strenuous one day climb of Eldorado.  We will sleep at the trailhead and get an early start on Saturday.  Approx 12 hours round trip. Participants need to be in good condition. Priority for Tacoma Basic Students.

Route/Place

Eldorado Peak/Inspiration Glacier


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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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