Mount Logan/Banded Glacier


Basic Glacier Climb - Mount Logan/Banded Glacier

3 Day very strenous climb of Mt Logan via Banded Glacier.

  • Fri, Jun 28, 2024 — Sun, Jun 30, 2024
  • Everett Climbing Committee
  • Climbing
  • Basic Alpine
  • Adults
  • Technical 3, Strenuous 5, Basic Glacier Climb
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 42.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 14,000 ft


Sign up priority will be given to  2024 Everett Basic Climbing Course students until June 15. Please do not contact the leader prior 5/1/2023.

This is a very strenous climb involving three consecutive  hard days with over 10 miles mileage and elevation gain in 4500-5500 range daily (for the first two days) followed by 3500 ft gain for the third day. Also, almost 50% of the travel will be off trail requiring scrambling experience. Excellent fitness condition and previous similar experience with heavy pack, long distance / significant elevation gain and scrambling experience are required. When you will reach out to ask leader sign-up permission please describe how your experience is meeting the requirements for this climb.


Mount Logan/Banded Glacier

  • Green Trails North Cascades Ross Lake No. 16SX

    USGS Ross Dam

    USGS Forbidden Peak

    USGS Mt Logan

    Trails Illustrated North Cascades National Park
  • See full route/place details.
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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