Mount Shuksan/Sulphide Glacier

Trip

Basic Glacier Climb - Mount Shuksan/Sulphide Glacier

Fantastic introductory alpine mountaineering experience. Priority given to Olympia branch basic climbing students needing a glacier climb for course credit. Requests from other branches will be collected, but not added to the roster until the week of June 27, when such requests will be added to the roster or waiting list in the order received.

Info
COVID-19: Learn about our most up-to-date guidance for participants and leaders on our COVID-19 Response page. All participants and leaders must agree to the COVID-19 Code of Conduct before participating in this Mountaineers activity.
  • Sat, Jul 9, 2022 — Sun, Jul 10, 2022
  • Olympia Basic Alpine Climbing
  • Climbing
  • Basic Alpine
  • Adults
  • Basic Glacier Climb, Strenuous 3, Technical 2
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 16.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 6,500 ft
  • FULL, 9 on waitlist (6 capacity)
  • FULL, 1 on waitlist (3 capacity)
  • Cancellation & Refund Policy

Party members will participate in trip planning + logistics as the date for the event approaches.

Route/Place

Mount Shuksan/Sulphide Glacier



  • Green Trails Lake Shannon No. 46

    Green Trails Mt Shuksan No. 14

    USGS Shuksan Arm

    USGS Mt Shuksan

    Green Trails Mount Baker Wilderness Climbing No. 13SX
  • See full route/place details.
Roster
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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