Eldorado Peak/Inspiration Glacier


Basic Glacier Climb - Eldorado Peak/Inspiration Glacier

Priority for 2023 Basic Glacier Travel students. Mentored lead for Igor Borojevic: email igor.borojevic@gmail.com if interested. This is a one-day climb, so we hope to keep to a quick pace. Please make sure that your fitness level is up for it. We will camp at the trailhead on July 27th so that we can have an alpine start.

  • Fri, Jul 28, 2023
  • Seattle Climbing
  • Climbing
  • Basic Alpine
  • Adults
  • Basic Glacier Climb, Strenuous 3, Technical 2
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 8.5 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 7,000 ft
  • Pace: 1800 ft/ hr (1:45ish Mt. Si ascent pace)

We will camp in the parking lot the night before and alpine start. email igor.borojevic@gmail.com 

Please contact Igor if you'd like to be added to the roster email igor.borojevic@gmail.com. More details to come. Priority for 2023 Basic Glacier Travel students. 


Eldorado Peak/Inspiration Glacier

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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