Sloan Peak/Corkscrew Route


Basic Glacier Climb - Sloan Peak/Corkscrew Route

Priority given to Lalonde SIG. Open to other students after June 1st

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  • Fri, Jun 28, 2019 — Sun, Jun 30, 2019
  • Seattle Climbing
  • Climbing
  • Basic Alpine
  • Adults
  • Basic Alpine Climb, Strenuous 2, Technical 2
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 12.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 5,900 ft


Great basic climb.  A few notes in priority :)

1.  Must be in shape!!!  This is a long, hard trip and we will be moving quickly with heavy packs.  Please do not request if you cannot do this.  When you request, please list your RECENT conditioners/climbs.  You should be able to do Si or equivalent with a 25 - 30lb pack on in 1:45.

2.  Expectation to have fun and be flexible.

3.  We will go only if we can find a rope lead or two, the weather looks very favorable. 

4.  The goal is to be back on Sunday.  Leave Friday night.  Hike to camp on Saturday, Summit on Sunday, Hike out on Sunday.  


Sloan Peak/Corkscrew Route

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 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
  • Chock pick (nut tool)
  • Rescue pulley
  • Fleece or puffy jacket
  • Rain jacket and full-zip rain pants
  • Belay gloves
  • Warm gloves or mittens
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