Mount Hood/South Side

Trip

Basic Glacier Climb - Mount Hood/South Side

Basic Glacier Climb for the Metz/ Dittig SIG. Priority will be given to students of this SIG. Inquiries for space will not be returned before March 15th. Rope leads are welcome to contact me, but will need to have been a rope leader for more than 1 year.

  • Sat, Jun 1, 2024 — Sun, Jun 2, 2024
  • Seattle Climbing
  • Climbing
  • Basic Alpine
  • Adults
  • Basic Glacier Climb, Strenuous 1, Technical 2
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 8.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 5,235 ft

Information to be sent 2 weeks prior to the climb.

We will do this as a 1 day climb (on Sunday), spending Saturday night in the Timberline area.

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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