Basic Glacier Climb - Mount Shuksan/Fisher Chimneys


Basic Glacier Climb - Mount Shuksan/Fisher Chimneys

Appreciation climb for volunteers of the 2023 Seattle Intensive Basic Alpine Climbing Course

  • Fri, Aug 4, 2023 — Sun, Aug 6, 2023
  • Seattle Climbing
  • Climbing
  • Basic Alpine
  • Adults
  • Moderate
  • Elevation Gain: 6,750 ft

To be arranged by the climbing team

I will be reaching out directly to volunteers to assemble the roster.  Any remaining open spots on the roster on 7/3 will be open to everyone; please contact the leader to be added to the roster - requests sent prior to 7/3 will be ignored.  Leader permission required to discuss level of comfort on class 4 terrain and conditioning.


Mount Shuksan/Fisher Chimneys

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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