Sahale Peak/Quien Sabe Glacier

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Basic Glacier Climb - Sahale Peak & Sharkfin Tower

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  • Thu, Sep 12, 2019 — Fri, Sep 13, 2019
  • Olympia Basic Alpine Climbing
  • Climbing
  • Basic Alpine
  • Adults
  • Basic Glacier Climb, Basic Rock Climb, Strenuous 3, Technical 2
  • Challenging
  • Elevation Gain: 5,780 ft

We will be camping at the trailhead the night before for an early start.

Plan is to climb Sahale and Sharkfin depending on snow conditions. This is a late season climb. Crevasses will larger, and the moat for Sharkfin may not be passable. Plan is to climb Sahale on day one, Sharkfin day two and hike out. 

 

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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