Sahale Peak/Quien Sabe Glacier

Trip

Basic Alpine Climb - Sahale Peak/Quien Sabe Glacier

This is a strenuous, long one day glacier climb of Sahale Peak. Climbers should be in great shape and ready to move at a steady pace for up to 16 hours. Priority given to Tacoma basic students and basic graduates until June 1.

Info
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  • Basic Glacier Climb, Technical 2, Strenuous 4
  • Challenging
  • Elevation Gain: 5,780 ft

We will meet and sleep near the trailhead Friday night for an alpine start on Saturday.

Route/Place

Sahale Peak/Quien Sabe Glacier


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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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