Glacier Peak/Disappointment Peak Cleaver

Trip

Basic Glacier Climb - Glacier Peak/Disappointment Peak Cleaver

This climb is a mentored lead for Mr. Neal Kirby, who will be handling all correspondence, planning and logistics. neal.kirby@hotmail.com. Priority given to Olympia Branch basic glacier students who have finished the classes for basic climbing and need a glacier climb to graduate the basic climbing course. All requests will be declined until after June 7, 2020 (due to the 2020 basic climbing class not being finished until May 31).

  • Fri, Jul 24, 2020 — Mon, Jul 27, 2020
  • Olympia Climbing Committee
  • Climbing
  • Basic Alpine
  • Adults
  • Basic Glacier Climb
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 33.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 8,200 ft
  • Pace: slow to moderate

Details will be shared closer to the event date.

This climb will be conducted at a moderate pace and the party shall stick together, so it may not be suitable for faster paced individuals.

Route/Place

Glacier Peak/Disappointment Peak Cleaver



  • USGS Glacier Peak West

    USGS Glacier Peak East

    USGS Sloan Peak

    Green Trails Mountain Loop Highway No. 111SX

    Green Trails Glacier Peak No. 112

    Trails Illustrated Glacier Peak Wilderness
  • See full route/place details.
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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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