Mount Rainier/Emmons Glacier

Trip

Basic Glacier Climb - Mount Rainier/Emmons Glacier

Kitsap Branch members prioritized.

  • Fri, Jun 5, 2020 — Mon, Jun 8, 2020
  • Kitsap Branch Climbing Program
  • Climbing
  • Basic Alpine
  • Adults
  • Basic Glacier Climb, Strenuous 5, Technical 5
  • Challenging
  • Elevation Gain: 10,000 ft

Meeting time and place TBD. Participants please sign up for Muir conditioner on May 3, as well as other conditioner trips (TBD). Assistant leaders please sign up for May 25 Mt. Baker Easton conditioner. 

Route/Place

Mount Rainier/Emmons Glacier


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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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