Mount Rainier/Emmons Glacier

Trip

Basic Glacier Climb - Mount Rainier/Emmons Glacier

A 10,000 foot glacier climb on the slightly less popular east side of Mount Rainier (originally known as Tahoma). Prioritized for Kitsap climbers and friends until 60 days before, but others can check in with leader.

Info
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  • Thu, Jun 30, 2022 — Sun, Jul 3, 2022
  • Kitsap Branch Climbing Program
  • Climbing
  • Basic Alpine
  • Adults
  • Basic Glacier Climb, Strenuous 5, Technical 5
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 12.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 10,000 ft

White River Ranger Station at 0700 Thursday, 30 June.

No Further Applications will be accepted for this climb.  Climb is currently full.  Leader will not be available to process.

All climbers will need to buy a Climbers Permit prior to climbing and before June 29.

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 0 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 NS puffy jacket
  • Rain jacket and full-zip rain pants
  • Warm gloves or mittens
  • Picket
  • Prusiks for crevasse rescue
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