Trip

Basic Alpine Climb - Whitman Crest/Fryingpan Glacier

Until 9/19, preference given to Kitsap Basic students still needing this type of climb to fulfill their climbing requirements. Please wait until then to inquire about the climb if you do not meet that criteria.

Info
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  • Sat, Oct 1, 2016 — Sun, Oct 2, 2016
  • Kitsap Branch Climbing Program
  • Climbing
  • Basic Alpine
  • Adults
  • Basic Glacier Climb
  • For Beginners (Getting Started Series)
  • Mileage: 14.5 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 5,400 ft

TBD.

Plan is for a fun, leisurely 2-day climb.  Dependent on weather and conditions, we may adjust this to a 1-day, moderate climb.

Route/Place

Whitman Crest/Fryingpan Glacier


Roster
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
  • Camping gear
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