Mount Baker/Coleman Glacier

Trip

Basic Glacier Climb - Mount Baker/Coleman Glacier

This is a basic glacier climb for the Tacoma Basic Alpine Climbing Course.

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  • Sat, Apr 30, 2022 — Sun, May 1, 2022
  • Tacoma Basic Alpine Climbing
  • Climbing
  • Basic Alpine
  • Adults
  • Technical 3, Strenuous 3, Basic Glacier Climb, M2G Advanced Glacier Ski
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 11.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 8,100 ft

TH @ 8am

Leader's permission required for students. If you have graduated from the Basic Alpine Course, go ahead and sign up.

Route/Place

Mount Baker/Coleman Glacier



  • USGS Mt Baker

    Green Trails Mount Baker Wilderness Climbing No. 13SX

    Green Trails Mt Baker No. 13
  • See full route/place details.
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Required Equipment

Required Equipment

  • The Ten Essentials
  • Mountain boots that can accept crampons (not hiking boots)
  • Crampons
  • Snowshoes
  • Picket
  • An ice axe (not technical ice tools)
  • A sleeping bag rated to +20 degrees or colder
  • A sleeping pad
  • Tent and stove (can be shared)
  • 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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