Sahale Peak/Quien Sabe Glacier


Basic Glacier Climb - Sahale Peak/Quien Sabe Glacier

Mentored leader Kiana Ehsani. Please email Kiana @ ( for trip inquiries. Registration opens on April 3rd (except for assistant leaders). All the emails received before that will be dismissed. The registration is now closed (with 3 registered participants and 10 on the waitlist). Please send your inquiries about getting added to the waiting list one week prior to the climb (in case there are any last-minute cancellations.). It may become one day Sahale climb depending on weather and permit availability. Please sign up only if prepared to do both Sahale (Alpine Glacier) and Sharkfin (Alpine Rock).

  • Sun, Jul 9, 2023
  • Seattle Climbing
  • Climbing
  • Basic Alpine
  • Adults
  • Basic Glacier Climb, Basic Rock Climb, Strenuous 3, Technical 2
  • Moderate
  • Elevation Gain: 5,780 ft

Early on Cascade Road


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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