Glacier Peak/Frostbite Ridge


Basic Glacier Climb - Glacier Peak/Frostbite Ridge

A seldom traveled route on Glacier Peak's north side.

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  • Thu, Jul 8, 2021 — Sun, Jul 11, 2021
  • Everett Climbing Committee
  • Climbing
  • Basic Alpine
  • Adults
  • Intermediate Ice Climb, Basic Glacier Climb
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 44.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 8,900 ft

Registration open to Everett Basic students through May 31st.  June 1st open to all branches.  Leader's permission required.


Glacier Peak/Frostbite Ridge

  • Green Trails Glacier Peak No. 112

    Trails Illustrated Glacier Peak Wilderness

    USGS Lime Mountain

    USGS Gamma Peak

    USGS Glacier Peak East

    USGS Glacier Peak West
  • See full route/place details.
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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