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Basic Glacier Climb - Mount Hinman/Hinman Glacier

A rarely done remote glacier climb

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  • Wed, Jul 1, 2020 — Thu, Jul 2, 2020
  • Seattle Climbing
  • Climbing
  • Basic Alpine
  • Adults
  • Basic Glacier Climb
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 24.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 5,800 ft

see leader for details

This will be a fairly aggressive 2 day climb with 24 miles round trip.  Contact the leader for permission when sign up opens June 8, 2020.  No advanced sign up.

Route/Place

Mount Hinman/Hinman Glacier



  • USGS Big Snow Mtn

    USGS Mt Daniel

    USGS Skykomish

    Green Trails Alpine Lakes West (Stevens Pass) No. 176S
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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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