Eldorado Peak/Inspiration Glacier


Basic Glacier Climb - Eldorado Peak/Inspiration Glacier

  • Wed, May 17, 2023 — Thu, May 18, 2023
  • Bellingham Branch
  • Climbing
  • Basic Alpine
  • Adults, Women Only
  • Basic Glacier Climb, Strenuous 3, Technical 2
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 11.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 6,768 ft

This will be discussed in the pretrip email. Be on the lookout for an email from Annora. 

This is a women's-only climb; it is a replacement for the Bacon climb that was cancelled since we suddenly are in full summer in the middle of May.

Requests to join should go to Annora at beetigerbear@gmail.com.  I would like to see current conditioning info if you would like to join.


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
  • Picket
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