Mount Shuksan/Sulphide Glacier


Basic Glacier Climb - Mount Shuksan/Sulphide Glacier

Mentored Climb for Melanie Stam. IB Students only until July 30th, requests prior to this date will not be answered

  • Sat, Aug 6, 2022 — Sun, Aug 7, 2022
  • Seattle Climbing
  • Climbing
  • Basic Alpine
  • Adults
  • Basic Glacier Climb, Strenuous 3, Technical 2
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 16.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 6,500 ft

Meet at trailhead on August 6th, time and other details TBD

Mentored lead for Melanie Stam, for Intensive Basic (IB) students only until July 30th. Please direct all communication to Melanie; requests from non IB students prior to July 30th will not be responded to.

Permit not yet acquired - if leader is unable to obtain a permit the day prior via walk-up, location will be changed to another basic glacier climb (most likely Ruth/Icy). Please only register if you are OK doing an alternate route if needed.


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.
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 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
  • Chock pick (nut tool)
  • Rescue pulley
  • Fleece or puffy jacket
  • Rain jacket and full-zip rain pants
  • Belay gloves
  • Warm gloves or mittens
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