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Basic Glacier Climb - Bacon & Canadian Bacon Peaks

Two Day early season climb of Bacon and Canadian Bacon Peaks using Bacon Creek approach. If weather plans to cooperate one day only, we will climb Bacon as day trip with car camp the night before.

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  • Sat, May 16, 2020 — Sun, May 17, 2020
  • Everett Climbing Committee
  • Climbing
  • Basic Alpine
  • Adults
  • Basic Alpine Climb
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 16.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 7,000 ft


Sign up priority will be given until 5/1 to Everett BC graduates and ICC Students / Grads in great physical condition and with a high tolerance for some horrible BW on the approach. 


Bacon & Canadian Bacon Peaks

  • Green Trails Lake Shannon No. 46

    USGS Bacon Peak

    USGS Damnation Peak

    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 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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