Basic Glacier Climb - Mount Hood/Palmer Glacier

Trip

Basic Glacier Climb - Mount Hood/Palmer Glacier

The climb will be the morning of 3/27 or 3/28.

Info
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  • Thu, Mar 26, 2020 — Fri, Mar 27, 2020
  • Seattle Climbing
  • Climbing
  • Basic Alpine
  • Adults
  • Basic Glacier Climb, Strenuous 1, Technical 2
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 8.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 5,235 ft

TBD, but we will depart Seattle the afternoon of day 1 and start our ascent around midnight on day 2.

Please be in shape/prepared to do this 1 day climb.  

As with all trips, this is subject to weather/snow conditions.

Route/Place

Mount Hood/South Side


Roster
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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