Mount Rainier/Disappointment Cleaver

Trip

Basic Glacier Climb - Mount Rainier/Disappointment Cleaver

Attempt of Rainier via the DC for Foothills Climbing

Info
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  • Thu, Jun 23, 2022 — Sat, Jun 25, 2022
  • Foothills Climbing Committee
  • Climbing
  • Basic Alpine
  • Adults
  • Basic Glacier Climb, Strenuous 5, Technical 5
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 15.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 8,790 ft

TBD by climbing team

This is a climb for students/graduates of the 2022 Foothills Basic Climbing Course  and affiliated instructors. If you are a student or instructor of the course, please contact me for permission to add. All other permission requests will be ignored.

Route/Place

Mount Rainier/Disappointment Cleaver



  • USGS Mt Rainier East

    USGS Mt Rainier West

    Green Trails Mt Rainier West No. 269

    Green Trails Mt Rainier East No. 270

    Green Trails Mount Rainier Wonderland No. 269SX
  • See full route/place details.
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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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