Eldorado Peak/Inspiration Glacier

Trip

Basic Glacier Climb - Eldorado Peak/Inspiration Glacier

Basic glacier climb suitable for basic students needing a glacier climb to graduate from climbing courses. Priority given to Olympia branch members through March, 2020. Thereafter sign up open to all.

  • Fri, Jun 26, 2020 — Sat, Jun 27, 2020
  • Olympia Climbing Committee
  • Climbing
  • Basic Alpine
  • Adults
  • Basic Glacier Climb, Strenuous 3, Technical 2
  • Challenging
  • Elevation Gain: 6,768 ft

Details available closer to the event date

We're going to go at a moderate pace and we'll be sticking together.  Faster climbers may find this frustrating.  Consider this when signing up.  

Route/Place

Eldorado Peak/Inspiration Glacier


Roster
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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