Basic Alpine Climb - Eldorado Peak/Inspiration Glacier

Trip

Basic Alpine Climb - Eldorado Peak/Inspiration Glacier

Beautiful climb into the heart of the North Cascades National Park. There is a possibly to summit Klawatti too.

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  • Thu, Jun 20, 2019 — Fri, Jun 21, 2019
  • Tacoma Basic Alpine Climbing
  • Climbing
  • Basic Alpine
  • Adults
  • Basic Glacier Climb, Strenuous 3, Technical 2
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 12.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 6,768 ft

TBD

This climb is earmarked for Tacoma Basic Climbing Students.  Tacoma Basic students will have first go at the available slots until the end of May.  If you are a student from another branch, you may inquire about wait list beginning June 1st.

Most likely we will head down the night before and camp somewhere close to get a jump on day one. 

There is a good possibility of going after Klawatti Peak while in the area.

Route/Place

Eldorado Peak/Inspiration Glacier


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Required Equipment

Required Equipment

  • The Ten Essentials
  • Overnight Gear/Clothing
  • 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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