Mount Shuksan/Sulphide Glacier

Trip

Basic Glacier Climb - Mount Shuksan/Sulphide Glacier

Your point of contact for all questions about this climb is Siana Wong (sianawong2@gmail.com). This is a basic glacier climb priority given to Olympia basic climbing students needing a glacier climb for basic climbing course graduation credit. All other applicants waitlisted until June 15th 2021, when slots not taken by Olympia students will be filled by waitlisted applicants.

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.
  • Fri, Jul 2, 2021 — Sat, Jul 3, 2021
  • Olympia Climbing Committee
  • Climbing
  • Basic Alpine
  • Adults
  • Basic Glacier Climb, Strenuous 3, Technical 2
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 16.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 6,500 ft

Details TBD closer to the trip date.

Please direct all questions about this climb to Siana Wong (sianawong2@gmail.com) after registration opens.

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.
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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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