Basic Alpine Climb - Mount Jefferson/Whitewater Glacier

Trip

Basic Alpine Climb - Mount Jefferson/Whitewater Glacier

Leaving Seattle early Friday afternoon. Preference given to students on last year's attempt. Weather may change objective.

  • Sat, Jul 14, 2018 — Sun, Jul 15, 2018
  • Seattle Climbing
  • Climbing
  • Basic Alpine
  • Adults
  • Technical 3, Strenuous 3, Basic Glacier Climb
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 16.0
  • Elevation Gain: 3,897 ft

TBD Leader. Leaving town early afternoon Friday, July 13. Place may change depending on conditions.

Leader permission only. Must be flexible with location of climb and able to leave Seattle early on Friday.

Route/Place

Mount Jefferson/Whitewater 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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