Mount Baker/Easton Glacier


Basic Glacier Climb - Mount Baker/Easton Glacier

A beautiful, moderate climb of Mount Baker's Easton Route for students needing a glacier climb.

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  • Sat, Jul 17, 2021 — Sun, Jul 18, 2021
  • Foothills Climbing Committee
  • Climbing
  • Basic Alpine
  • Adults
  • Technical 3, Strenuous 3, Basic Glacier Climb
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 15.25 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 7,500 ft

Park Butte TH @ TBD.

Click [+MORE] to read all notes before requesting permission:

  • This is a mentored climb for Travis Prescott.
  • I will review all permission requests  on July 7th (so don't expect a reply within 72 hours!). Priority will be give to:
  1. Anyone who was registered for my Jun 26-27 Baker climb that was cancelled
  2. Any Foothills student needing a glacier climb to graduate
  3. Any Everett student needing a glacier climb to graduate
  4. Any other student needing a glacier climb to graduate
  5. Anyone else


Mount Baker/Easton Glacier

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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