Mount Baker/Easton Glacier

Trip

Basic Glacier Climb - Mount Baker/Easton Glacier

The one and only Mount Baker via Easton Glacier Route.

Info
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  • Sun, Jul 4, 2021 — Mon, Jul 5, 2021
  • Foothills Climbing Committee
  • Climbing
  • Basic Alpine
  • Adults
  • Technical 3, Strenuous 3, Basic Glacier Climb
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 14.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 7,500 ft
  • High Point Elevation: 10,781 ft
  • Pace: 2 mph / 800 ft/hr

TBA by e-mail.

Note that the leader will be in an expedition from June 28 through July 1st with no access to the Internet. Expect an e-mail on June 27th and another one on July 2nd.

Expectations

  • Our main goals are to have fun and be safe.
  • Please make sure you're ready for the distance and elevation gain so that everyone has a great time together.
  • Expedition behavior expected.
  • All participants should be familiar with the route and weather.

Notes

  • This is a mentored climb for Rodrigo Franco Toso. Mentor: Rena Chinn.
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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