Eldorado Peak/Inspiration Glacier

Trip

Basic Glacier Climb - Eldorado Peak/Inspiration Glacier

Basic SIG glacier climb for Ashish-Daryl.

  • Sat, Jun 1, 2024 — Sun, Jun 2, 2024
  • Seattle Climbing
  • Climbing
  • Basic Alpine
  • Adults
  • Basic Glacier Climb, Strenuous 3, Technical 2
  • Challenging
  • Elevation Gain: 6,768 ft

TBD

Strenuous two day glacier climb with incredible views of the North Cascades. Second day is pretty long with a lot of elevation gain and loss in varied terrain. We will go at a consistent pace.

I may have spot open for Non-SIG climbers, please reach out to me around late May. Please share your fitness level and the recent alpine and glacier climbs you've done (attempts or summited doesn't matter).

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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