Mount Anderson/Eel Glacier


Basic Glacier Climb - Mount Anderson/Eel Glacier

Very strenuous 3 day trip in the Olympics

  • Fri, May 31, 2019 — Sun, Jun 2, 2019
  • Seattle Climbing
  • Climbing
  • Basic Alpine
  • Adults
  • Basic Glacier Climb
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 40.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 8,000 ft


First day is pretty strenuous - 6.5 mile bike ride, followed by 8 mile hike to Honeymoon meadows.

This really isn't a good first trip for basic climbing students, please only request to sign up if you have experience with long backpacks/scrambles (preferably with a bicycle)

(Note that I will not respond to any request for sign up until Feb 1)


Mount Anderson/Eel Glacier

  • USGS Mt Steel

    USGS The Brothers

    Green Trails Olympic Mountains East No. 168S

    Trails Illustrated Olympic National Park
  • 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 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
  • Chock pick (nut tool)
  • Rescue pulley
  • Fleece or puffy jacket
  • Rain jacket and full-zip rain pants
  • Belay gloves
  • Warm gloves or mittens
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