Mount Baker/Easton Glacier

Trip

Basic Glacier Climb - Mount Baker/Easton Glacier

This climb is for Everett Basic Climbing Course Snow 2 participants. It is also a 'check-out' climb for Andy Kemberling becoming a Climb Leader. All registration and communications should go to Andy. andykemberling@gmail.com

Info
COVID-19: Learn about our most up-to-date guidance for participants and leaders on our COVID-19 Response page. All participants and leaders must agree to the COVID-19 Code of Conduct before participating in this Mountaineers activity.
  • Sat, Jun 6, 2020 — Mon, Jun 8, 2020
  • Everett Climbing Committee
  • Climbing
  • Basic Alpine
  • Adults
  • Technical 3, Strenuous 3, Basic Glacier Climb, M3G Mountain 3 Glacier Ski
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 14.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 7,500 ft

Meeting time and place will be per Snow 2, at trailhead.

This climb is ONLY for Everett Basic Course Snow 2 participants.

Sorry, but do to historical experience with a large number of inquiries for this climb, other inquiries will not receive a response nor will they be wait listed.

This is also a 'check-out' climb for Andy Kemberling becoming a Climb Leader. All registration and communications should go to Andy. andykemberling@gmail.com Andy will choose all participants. It is possible that a registered participant may loose their 'participant' status.

Sunday, when the Snow 2 Basic Course class returns to the trailhead, the climb participants will move to a higher camp with the intent to summit Monday a.m. and hike out in the afternoon. This will be a 3-day trip.

Route/Place

Mount Baker/Easton Glacier


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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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