Eldorado Peak/Inspiration Glacier


Basic Glacier Climb - Eldorado Peak/Inspiration Glacier

Mentored climb for Ambrose. Spaces reserved for folks in our SIGs. Please email Ambrose for all trip inquires.

  • Sat, Jul 20, 2024
  • Seattle Climbing
  • Climbing
  • Basic Alpine
  • Adults
  • Basic Glacier Climb, Technical 2, Strenuous 5
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 9.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 6,768 ft


Do not ask for permission until after May 1.

Mentored lead for Ambrose Zhi, please direct all communication to him. Communication sent to Annora or submitted through the request form will be ignored. Leader permission is required. 

You must be prepared and fit for a long day with a lot of elevation gain and loss. We won't go crazy fast, but we will hike and climb efficiently. When you ask the leader for permission, please outline your fitness level and the relevant trips you've done this season.


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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