Ruth Mountain & Icy Peak Traverse

Trip

Basic Glacier Climb - Ruth Mountain & Icy Peak Traverse

This is a mentored lead for Calvin Neiswanger. Please direct all questions to him at cannondale63@hotmail.com. priority to Olympia Branch Students until September 6, 2019. THIS IS A ONE DAY CLIMB OF RUTH MOUNTAIN ONLY.

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  • Basic Glacier Climb, Strenuous 3, Technical 2, M2G Mountain 2 Glacier Ski
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 13.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 4,720 ft

TBD

This is a mentored lead for Calvin Neiswanger. Please direct all questions to him at cannondale63@hotmail.com. priority to Olympia Branch Students until September 6, 2019.

THIS IS A ONE DAY CLIMB OF RUTH MOUNTAIN ONLY. PARTICIPANTS MUST BE IN EXCELLENT PHYSICAL CONDITION TO FINISH THIS IN A TIMELY MANNER. 

Route/Place

Ruth Mountain & Icy Peak Traverse



  • Green Trails Mt Shuksan No. 14

    Green Trails Mount Baker Wilderness Climbing No. 13SX

    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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