Sloan Peak/Corkscrew Route


Basic Glacier Climb - Sloan Peak/Corkscrew Route

Mentored climb for Aleesha Wilson. C2C. Priority to Tacoma Basic students.

  • Strenuous 2, Technical 2, Basic Glacier Climb
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 12.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 5,900 ft

TBD, but we'll be making an alpine start so likely camping at the trailhead will be your best option.

Contact Mentored Leader Aleesha Wilson for all trip inquiries. Note this is a one-day climb, so you will need to have good conditioning--please let Aleesha know your fitness when requesting permission to join. Priority to Tacoma Basic students until 6/1--if you are with another branch please wait until then to request leader permission.


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 (less than 40 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
  • Warm gloves or mittens
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