Sahale Peak/Quien Sabe Glacier


Basic Glacier Climb - Sahale Peak/Quien Sabe Glacier

Basic Glacier climb for Everett BC students done as one day carry over (up Quien Sabe / Down Sahale Arm, conditions dependent)

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  • Basic Glacier Climb, Strenuous 3, Technical 2
  • Challenging
  • Elevation Gain: 5,780 ft


Sign up priority will be given to 2019 Everett BC course students. Climbers from other branches please do not contact the leader until 5/15/2019.

IMPORTANT: Since we are running a new climbing fitness program for  the Everett basic course and are using this climb to judge students fitness after following the program, all students signing up are required to follow the new fitness program.

This is the most strenuous  basic glacier route on Baker and mandates great fitness condition  for a successful attempt. 



Sahale Peak/Quien Sabe Glacier

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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