Mount Shuksan/Sulphide Glacier

Trip

Basic Glacier Climb - Mount Shuksan/Sulphide Glacier

Waiting list for this event is re-opened. I'll populate it with up to 10 total requests. All who are qualified for basic glacier travel trips are welcome to request to be added to the waiting list.

Info
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  • Sat, Aug 24, 2019 — Sun, Aug 25, 2019
  • Olympia Climbing Committee
  • Climbing
  • Basic Alpine
  • Adults
  • Basic Glacier Climb, Strenuous 3, Technical 2
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 16.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 6,500 ft

Car pooling, logistics and other details to be arranged as the date for the event approaches.

Priority given to Olympia branch basic climbing students needing a glacier climb to fulfill graduation requirements.  Climbers from other branches are welcome to apply. I'll give Olympia students first priority until August 9th.  After that date I'll add climbers from other branches, in the order their request is received, either to the roster or the waiting list.

Route/Place

Mount Shuksan/Sulphide Glacier



  • Green Trails Lake Shannon No. 46

    Green Trails Mt Shuksan No. 14

    USGS Shuksan Arm

    USGS Mt Shuksan
  • See full route/place details.
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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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