Meany Crest


Basic Glacier Climb - Little Tahoma/East Shoulder

Two day climb of Little Tahoma, Washington's third highest summit.

  • Thu, Jul 6, 2023 — Fri, Jul 7, 2023
  • Tacoma Basic Alpine Climbing
  • Climbing
  • Basic Alpine
  • Adults
  • Technical 3, Basic Glacier Climb, Basic Alpine Climb, Strenuous 4
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 14.0
  • Elevation Gain: 7,300 ft
  • High Point Elevation: 11,138 ft

TBD. Please do not ask for permission to join climb.

This is a mentored glacier lead for Joe Ernst. Please direct all questions and requests to join to Joe. Priority given to Tacoma branch basic climbing students until June 1st. Please do not ask for permission to join climb.


Meany Crest

  • Green Trails Mount Rainier Wonderland No. 269SX

    Green Trails Mt Rainier East No. 270

    Trails Illustrated Mount Rainier National Park

    USGS Mt Rainier East
  • 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
  • 4 non-locking carabiners
  • 6 locking carabiners
  • Large pear-shaped carabiner
  • Belay device
  • Climbing harness
  • Helmet
  • Rescue pulley
  • Snow Picket
  • Fleece or puffy jacket
  • Rain jacket and full-zip rain pants
  • Warm gloves or mittens
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