Luahna Peak/Pilz Glacier


Basic Glacier Climb - Luahna Peak/Pilz Glacier

3 Day Climb of Luahna Peak/Pilz Glacier using the magnificent Napeequa Valley approach

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  • Sun, Jul 25, 2021 — Tue, Jul 27, 2021
  • Everett Climbing Committee
  • Climbing
  • Basic Alpine
  • Adults
  • Basic Glacier Climb
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 16.0
  • Elevation Gain: 10,300 ft


Sign up priority will be given to  Everett Branch 2021 BC students / climbing community until  7/1/2021  Other branches please do not contact the leader prior this date.

This climb is very demanding and involves: a long approach (@30 miles / 13,000 ft gain), tons of bush walking, route finding challenges, glacier travel, class 3 scrambling, various river crossings and possible swamp travel.  All participants must have great fitness condition and be able to handle challenges I listed. When contacting the leader please describe your experience and provide similar strenuous climbs/scrambles examples you have done  in the near past / prior to this climb. .  


Luahna Peak/Pilz Glacier

  • USGS Clark Mountain

    USGS Trinity

    Trails Illustrated Glacier Peak Wilderness

    Green Trails Holden No. 113
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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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