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Basic Alpine Climb - Overlord Mountain

This is a fairly long two day climb in BC of a new glacier route

  • Fri, Sep 9, 2016 — Sat, Sep 10, 2016
  • Seattle Climbing
  • Climbing
  • Basic Alpine
  • Adults
  • Basic Glacier Climb
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 27.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 6,000 ft

see leader for details. 

This is a mentored climb for Caycee Holt who will be the leader for this trip.  Sign up opens August 22nd.

Note we will be taking the Whistler Gondola up for part of the approach to cut 3500' of gain off the first day.  This will cost each participant approximately $55.   


Overlord Mountain

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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