Basic Glacier Climb - Eldorado Peak/Inspiration Glacier

Trip

Basic Glacier Climb - Eldorado Peak/Inspiration Glacier

Englund SIG climb with one spot open for a member of a SIG w/o a climb leader

Info
COVID-19: Learn about our most up-to-date guidance for participants and leaders on our COVID-19 Response page. All participants and leaders must agree to the COVID-19 Code of Conduct before participating in this Mountaineers activity.
  • Fri, Sep 17, 2021 — Sat, Sep 18, 2021
  • Seattle Climbing
  • Climbing
  • Basic Alpine
  • Adults
  • Basic Glacier Climb, Strenuous 3, Technical 2
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 12.8 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 6,768 ft
  • High Point Elevation: 8,868 ft
  • Maximum Wind: 23.77 kts
  • Maximum Currents: 25 kts
  • Pace: 2.41 Km/h

TBD

More info to follow

If you don't know how to effectively and efficiently self-arrest please do not sign up for this climb

EXPECTATIONS

So that we’re all on the same page, your participation on this trip implies acceptance of the following – That you will be an engaged and contributing teammate to the discussion, decisions, and actions going forward.  

When asking for permission put the "Max. currents" listed in the information above in the email heading- or request will be ignored

Route/Place

Eldorado Peak/Inspiration 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 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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