Silver Star Mountain/Silver Star Glacier

Trip

Basic Alpine Climb - Silver Star Mountain/Silver Star Glacier

A one-day climb up beautiful Silver Star

Info
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  • Sun, Jun 3, 2018
  • Seattle Climbing
  • Climbing
  • Basic Alpine
  • Adults
  • Basic Alpine Climb, Strenuous 1, Technical 2
  • Moderate
  • Elevation Gain: 5,200 ft

Camp in the Blue Lake area on Saturday night

This is a mentor-group climb following the Intermediate Glacier travel Field Trip the day prior in the area.  Basic students welcome, but those interested should contact the Trip Leader as logistics are complicated with little to no cell coverage.

Route/Place

Silver Star Mountain/Silver Star Glacier



  • USGS Silver Star Mtn

    Green Trails Washington Pass No. 50

    Trails Illustrated North Cascades National Park
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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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