Basic Glacier Climb - Ruth Mountain & Icy Peak Traverse

Trip

Basic Glacier Climb - Ruth Mountain & Icy Peak Traverse

Phase II climb, plan B for Baker trip. Ruth Mtn only.

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.
  • Mon, Jun 29, 2020
  • Seattle Climbing
  • Climbing
  • Basic Alpine
  • Adults
  • Basic Glacier Climb, Strenuous 3, Technical 2, M2G Mountain 2 Glacier Ski
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 12.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 4,200 ft
  • Pace: nice and steady

Hannegan Pass trailhead, 7am. Drivers will need a Northwest Forest Pass.

Monday climb, backup for Baker / Coleman climb. Mentored lead for Alina Badus. 

This trip assumes we will be in Phase II or III of re-opening as detailed here.  

When requesting permission to join, please describe how you plan to stay or get in shape between now and the end of June. You do not need to be a super-athlete, but you should not attempt to do this climb straight off the couch. 

Route/Place

Ruth Mountain & Icy Peak Traverse



  • Green Trails Mt Shuksan No. 14

    Green Trails Mount Baker Wilderness Climbing No. 13SX

    Green Trails North Cascades Ross Lake No. 16SX

    USGS Mt Sefrit

    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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