Eldorado Peak/Inspiration Glacier

Trip

Basic Alpine Climb - Eldorado Peak/Inspiration Glacier

Eldorado in a day on Friday. Sleeping at the parking lot Thursday night is required. (Note: This was going to be a Sahale climb, but that 3-mile road closure motivated a destination change.)

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  • Fri, Jul 13, 2018
  • Seattle Climbing
  • Climbing
  • Basic Alpine
  • Adults
  • Basic Glacier Climb, Strenuous 3, Technical 2
  • Moderate
  • Elevation Gain: 6,768 ft

TBD

This climb is currently "full". 

Note: For leader-permission requests, make sure you email Nick Anthony directly.  If you click the "request permission" button shown here on the website, the email it generates only goes to Rob, not Nick, so your permission-request is likely to get missed entirely.

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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