Sahale Peak/Quien Sabe Glacier

Trip

Basic Alpine Climb - Sahale Peak/Quien Sabe Glacier

A beautiful glacier climb with amazing views of the North Cascades.

  • Sat, Aug 6, 2016 — Sun, Aug 7, 2016
  • Olympia Climbing Committee
  • Climbing
  • Basic Alpine
  • Adults
  • Basic Glacier Climb, Strenuous 3, Technical 2
  • Challenging
  • Elevation Gain: 5,780 ft

Details will be provided to registered climbers as the trip date approaches.  Please direct requests to join the trip/questions to  Janette Zumbo, mentored leader.

Priority will be given to Olympia branch climbing students in need of a glacier climb to complete Basic Climbing requirements.

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 sleeping bag rated to +20 degrees or colder
  • A sleeping pad
  • 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
  • Rescue pulley
  • Fleece or puffy jacket
  • Rain jacket and full-zip rain pants
  • Warm gloves or mittens
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