Trip

Basic Alpine Climb - Whitman Crest/Fryingpan Glacier

This is a 1 day fall glacier climb for the Glacier Travel course.

Info
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  • Sat, Sep 19, 2015
  • Seattle Climbing
  • Climbing
  • Basic Alpine
  • Adults
  • Basic Glacier Climb
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 22.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 5,400 ft

Meeting location:  TBD.  Contact leader for details.

This climb is open to the Glacier Travel Students only for early sign up.  General sign up will open for Basic students and basic graduates Sept 7th for any spots that may remain available.

Rope lead spots are open to all Intermediates. Contact leader for sign up.

Route/Place

Whitman Crest/Fryingpan 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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