Mount Daniel/Lynch Glacier


Basic Glacier Climb - Mount Daniel/Lynch Glacier

The Basic glacier climb is prioritized for Kitsap branch members until July 1, 2024. Other branches, please email your interest and I will place you on the offline waitlist starting on July 1, 2024. Please do not use the Mountaineers notification system associated with the climb. Simply send me an email. If seats are available, and there are no Kitsap branch members on the online waitlist, I will confirm your availability then manually add you to the climb.

  • Sat, Jul 13, 2024 — Sun, Jul 14, 2024
  • Kitsap Branch Climbing Program
  • Climbing
  • Basic Alpine
  • Adults, Youth
  • Basic Glacier Climb, Strenuous 2, Technical 2
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 16.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 5,000 ft

Will be communicated closer to the climb.

2-day alpine climb.

We will deviate from the normal approach by extending our day 1 to decrease day 2.

Plan is to set a pace @ 1.25 - 1.50 mph. A nice easy sustained pace.


Mount Daniel/Lynch 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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