Sloan Peak/Corkscrew Route

Trip

Basic Glacier Climb - Sloan Peak/Corkscrew Route

One day round trip to Sloan Peak. Likely sleep at the car the night before and possibly the night after. PRIORITY TO OLYMPIA BASIC CLIMBING STUDENTS IN NEED OF A GLACIER CLIMB TO GRADUATE.

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

Meeting time and place TBD closer to the climb.

PRIORITY TO OLYMPIA BASIC CLIMBING STUDENTS IN NEED OF A GLACIER CLIMB TO GRADUATE.

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Route/Place

Sloan Peak/Corkscrew Route


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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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