Sherman Peak/Squak Glacier (Mount Baker)


Basic Glacier Climb - Mount Baker/Squak Glacier

Glacier climb with priority for Mark/Charlie SIG students. Mentor climb for Ambrose. Please email Ambrose for all trip inquires. Communication sent to Takeo or submitted through the request form will be ignored.

  • Sat, Jun 29, 2024 — Sun, Jun 30, 2024
  • Seattle Climbing
  • Climbing
  • Basic Alpine
  • Adults
  • Basic Glacier Climb
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 13.4 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 6,800 ft


The leader is still finalizing trip logistics. More details to follow on the posting soon

Mentored lead for Ambrose Zhi, please direct all communication to him via email. Communication sent to Takeo or submitted through the request form will be ignored. Leader permission is required. When you ask the leader for permission, please outline your fitness level and the relevant trips you've done this season.

All emails sent before registration opens will be ignored. Rope lead feel free to reach out after March 1st


Sherman Peak/Squak Glacier (Mount Baker)

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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