Mount Rainier/Disappointment Cleaver


Basic Alpine Climb - Mount Rainier/Disappointment Cleaver

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  • Fri, Jul 25, 2014 — Sun, Jul 27, 2014
  • Seattle Climbing
  • Climbing, Adventure Club
  • Basic Alpine
  • Youth
  • Basic Glacier Climb, Strenuous 5, Technical 5
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 15.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 8,790 ft

6:30 a.m. at the South Renton P&R to carpool or 8:15 a.m. at the Longmire Wilderness Information Center.

This climb is for Mountaineers Adventure Club participants only. 


Mount Rainier/Disappointment Cleaver

  • USGS Mt Rainier East

    USGS Mt Rainier West

    Green Trails Mt Rainier West No. 269

    Green Trails Mt Rainier East No. 270

    Green Trails Mount Rainier Wonderland No. 269SX
  • See full route/place details.
Required Equipment

Required Equipment

  • Helmet
  • Ice ax
  • Crampons
  • Basic glacier climbing gear
  • Overnight camping gear (tent, sleeping bag, sleeping pad, stove/pot/fuel, water treatment, etc.)
  • Rope (rope leads only)
  • Picket(s) (rope leads only)
  • Shovels (rope leads only)
  • The ten essentials
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