Mount Logan/Banded Glacier


Basic Glacier Climb - Mount Logan/Banded Glacier

3 Day strenuous climb of Mt. Logan via Banded Glacier.

  • Fri, Jun 23, 2023 — Sun, Jun 25, 2023
  • Everett Climbing Committee
  • Climbing
  • Basic Alpine
  • Adults
  • Technical 3, Strenuous 5, Basic Glacier Climb
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 42.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 10,000 ft


Sign-up priority will be given to the Everett basic students but after Snow 1 and all potential candidates will be vetted as this is one of the more difficult basic climbs. It's a moderate  technically  but very strenuous climb  mandating great climbing fitness condition . When you will contact the leader to request permission for sign-up please provide a description of your training regimen and examples of hikes / scrambles (with significant elevation gain) done and planned starting March 2023.

Other branches please do not contact the leader before 6/15/23.


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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