Mount Shuksan/Sulphide Glacier

Trip

Basic Alpine Climb - Mount Shuksan/Sulphide Glacier

Early season climb of Mt. Shuksan; maybe we will get lucky with the weather...

Info
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  • Sat, Jun 4, 2016 — Sun, Jun 5, 2016
  • Seattle Climbing
  • Climbing
  • Basic Alpine
  • Adults
  • Basic Glacier Climb, Strenuous 3, Technical 2
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 16.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 6,500 ft

TBD

Early season climbs are VERY weather dependent and have a high probability of being canceled.

FIRST YEAR STUDENTS MUST HAVE PASSED THEIR CREVASSE RESCUE FIELD TRIP BEFORE REQUESTING PLACEMENT ON THIS CLIMB!

 Participants are expected to be in good physical conditioning shape; capable of climbing Mt. Si in less than 2 hrs with a loaded pack.

Route/Place

Mount Shuksan/Sulphide Glacier



  • Green Trails Lake Shannon No. 46

    Green Trails Mt Shuksan No. 14

    USGS Shuksan Arm

    USGS Mt Shuksan
  • See full route/place details.
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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 sleeping bag rated to +20 degrees or colder
  • A sleeping pad
  • 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
  • Rescue pulley
  • Fleece or puffy jacket
  • Rain jacket and full-zip rain pants
  • Warm gloves or mittens
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