Mount Daniel/Daniel Glacier


Basic Glacier Climb - Mount Daniel/Daniel Glacier

Though listed as "easy" Daniel is a massive complex reaching 7960 ft. with sheer "attention getting" exposures. Late season lack of snow prohibits Hyas creek-E.spire route extending NE ridge route to a full day climb.

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  • Mon, Aug 5, 2019 — Wed, Aug 7, 2019
  • Seattle Climbing
  • Climbing
  • Basic Alpine
  • Adults
  • Basic Glacier Climb
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 18.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 5,200 ft
  • High Point Elevation: 7,960 ft

Meet Monday 8/5/19 at 08:00 at Snoqualmie Summit Pancake House exit-52/I-90.   (coordinate rides with members).  Split gear/vehicles and depart for trailhead @ 09:00.  Base camp above peggy's pond.  Tuesday climb  base camp-summit-base camp is full day, very enjoyable with varied terrain and techniques used. Wednesday morning  back to vehicles


Mount Daniel/Daniel 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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