Eldorado Peak/Inspiration Glacier


Basic Glacier Climb - Eldorado Peak/Inspiration Glacier

Mentored climb for Kate. Priority for Kate and Annora's SIGs. Please email Kate for all trip inquiries.

  • Sat, Jun 15, 2024
  • Seattle Climbing
  • Climbing
  • Basic Alpine
  • Adults
  • Basic Glacier Climb, Strenuous 3, Technical 2
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 9.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 6,768 ft


Strenuous one day glacier climb with incredible views of the North Cascades. This is a long one day climb of Eldorado Peak with a lot of elevation gain and loss. We will go at a consistent pace. When reaching out for permission, please outline your fitness level and relevant trips you've done this season.

Priority for Kate and Annora's Basic Climbing SIGs. Do not request leader permission until May 15th.

Mentored lead for Kate Goldenring, please direct all communication to her (kate.goldenring@gmail.com). Communication sent to Annora or submitted through the request form will be ignored. Leader permission is required. 


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 back pack
  • 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
  • Other group gear to be shared (shovels, sleeping pad, bivy, stove, etc)
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