Mount Shuksan/Sulphide Glacier

Trip

Basic Alpine Climb - Mount Shuksan/Sulphide Glacier

Priority given to 2017 Olympia Basic Climbing Students for graduation. This is a long strenuous classic climb to scenic Mt. Shuksan.

  • Wed, Aug 9, 2017 — Thu, Aug 10, 2017
  • Olympia Basic Alpine Climbing
  • Climbing
  • Basic Alpine
  • Adults
  • Basic Glacier Climb, Strenuous 3, Technical 2
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 16.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 6,500 ft

Will be determined closer to the event.

Priority will be given to the 2017 Olympia Climbing Course Students who need a glacier to graduate.  Additional information and gear lists will be provided to the students and leaders on or about August 1, 2017. 

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 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
  • chest harness
  • Texas prusiks
  • Fleece or puffy jacket
  • Rain jacket and full-zip rain pants
  • Belay gloves
  • Warm gloves or mittens
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