Sahale Peak/Quien Sabe Glacier

Trip

Basic Glacier Climb - Sahale Peak/Quien Sabe Glacier

Mentored lead for Chris Swarthout. Please review the updated Leader's Notes for more information.

Info
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  • Fri, Aug 28, 2020 — Sat, Aug 29, 2020
  • Seattle Climbing
  • Climbing
  • Basic Alpine
  • Adults
  • Basic Glacier Climb, Basic Rock Climb, Technical 2, Strenuous 3, Strenuous 4
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 9.99 nm
  • Elevation Gain: 6,399 ft
  • High Point Elevation: 8,680 ft
  • Maximum Wind: 45 kts
  • Maximum Waves: 325 ft
  • Maximum Currents: 25 kts
  • Pace: 3.21 Km/h

To be arranged by the climbing team.

Please contact Chris Swarthout for leader permission requests.

EXPECTATIONS

So that we’re all on the same page, your participation on this trip implies acceptance of the following – That you will be an engaged and contributing teammate to the discussion, decisions, and actions going forward.  You all will have go-do actions and assignments.

All participants should be very familiar with the route. Look for information on the Mountaineers site, PeakBagger, Summit Post, Mountain Project, and Super Topo, WTA, and guide books.

Route/Place

Sahale Peak/Quien Sabe Glacier


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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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