Silver Star Mountain/Silver Star Glacier

Trip

Basic Alpine Climb - Silver Star Mountain/Silver Star Glacier

One day climb, with priority for Tacoma basic climbing students and graduates.

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  • Basic Alpine Climb, Strenuous 1, Technical 2
  • Moderate
  • Elevation Gain: 5,200 ft

@ trailhead, 5:45am.  Camping the night before at a Lone Fir campground.

This will be a long day with 5200 ft elevation gain, and we will move at a moderate pace.  Please ensure you are up to the task!

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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