Sloan Peak/Corkscrew Route

Trip

Basic Glacier Climb - Sloan Peak/Corkscrew Route

A strenuous but aesthetic one day glacier climb with great views of the central Cascades.

  • Sat, Jul 13, 2024
  • Seattle Climbing
  • Climbing
  • Basic Alpine
  • Adults
  • Strenuous 2, Technical 2, Basic Glacier Climb
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 12.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 5,900 ft

TBD but early.

A strenuous one day ascent with an alpine start.  Open to all when registration opens.  When requesting permission, include conditioning over the previous 2-3 months as well as  previous climbs, if any.  Rope leaders can request permission at any time.

Route/Place

Sloan Peak/Corkscrew Route


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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