Meany Crest

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Basic Glacier Climb - Meany Crest

Basic Glacier Climb - Whitman Crest/Fryingpan Glacier One day, late season glacier climb in Mount Rainier National Park

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  • Strenuous 3, Technical 3, Snow Scramble, Basic Glacier Climb, Basic Rock Climb, Basic Alpine Climb
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 11.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 3,700 ft

TBD

Priority given to Tacoma Basic Climbing students needing a glacier climb to graduate.  Do not ask permission to sign up if you don't need this climb.

Climbers should be prepared to be out all day.  Please bring appropriate gear to safety move in the dark.

Route/Place

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.
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Required Equipment

Required Equipment

  • The Ten Essentials
  • Clothing appropriate to weather and conditions
  • Mountain boots that can accept crampons (not hiking boots)
  • Crampons
  • An ice axe (not technical ice tools)
  • 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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