Sherman Peak/Squak Glacier (Mount Baker)

Trip

Basic Glacier Climb - Sherman Peak/Squak Glacier (Mount Baker)

An infrequently climbed route on Mt Baker with awesome views of the crater!

  • Fri, Jun 14, 2024 — Sat, Jun 15, 2024
  • Seattle Climbing
  • Climbing
  • Basic Alpine
  • Adults
  • Technical 3, Strenuous 3, Basic Glacier Climb, M2G Advanced Glacier Ski
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 13.4 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 6,800 ft

TBA

This trip is for 2nd year Basic Climbing students who have not yet done a glacier climb, and also Glacier climbing students from this year.  No 2024 Basic Climbing students please, until the week before the climb if there's space.  Please do not request permission until the end of April.

Route/Place

Sherman Peak/Squak Glacier (Mount Baker)


Roster
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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