Mount Shuksan/Sulphide Glacier

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Basic Alpine Climb - Mount Shuksan/Sulphide Glacier

Another beautiful climb in the North Cascades National Park.

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  • Basic Glacier Climb, Strenuous 3, Technical 2
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 16.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 6,500 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. 

This is a two day climb.  Day 1 - July 7 Approach/Camp. Day 2  - July 8 Summit and out.

Route/Place

Mount Shuksan/Sulphide Glacier



  • Green Trails Lake Shannon No. 46

    Green Trails Mt Shuksan No. 14

    USGS Shuksan Arm

    USGS Mt Shuksan

    Green Trails Mount Baker Wilderness Climbing No. 13SX
  • See full route/place details.
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Required Equipment

Required Equipment

  • The Ten Essentials
  • Overnight Gear and 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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