Mount Stuart/Sherpa Glacier

Trip

Basic Alpine Climb - Mount Stuart/Sherpa Glacier

An early season climb before the overnight permits are required.

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  • Sat, May 6, 2017 — Sun, May 7, 2017
  • Seattle Climbing
  • Climbing
  • Basic Alpine
  • Adults
  • Basic Glacier Climb
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 16.2 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 5,833 ft

TBD.

Note that the gate at 8mile will likely be closed at that time of the season and this will add about 4 miles and almost 2000ft of the elevation gain to the approach.

Route/Place

Mount Stuart/Sherpa Glacier



  • Green Trails The Enchantments No. 209S

    Green Trails Alpine Lakes East (Stuart Range) No. 208SX

    USGS Mount Stuart

    USGS Enchantment Lakes

    USGS Cashmere Mtn
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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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