Eldorado Peak/Inspiration Glacier

Trip

Basic Glacier Climb - Eldorado Peak/Inspiration Glacier

Eldorado overnight trip!

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.
  • Thu, Jul 8, 2021 — Fri, Jul 9, 2021
  • Seattle Climbing
  • Climbing
  • Basic Alpine
  • Adults
  • Basic Glacier Climb, Strenuous 3, Technical 2
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 12.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 4,734 ft

Marblemount Ranger Station to pick up permits on Thursday morning. 

Priority climb for the KaGe2021 and weaver sig. In your request, tell us about your current conditioning regimen and any recent glacier climbs, winter scrambles, and / or crevasse rescue practice you've done.

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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