Snowfield Peak/Neve Glacier


Basic Glacier Climb - Snowfield Peak/Neve Glacier

Beautiful glacier climb of Snowfield Peak in the North Cascades.

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  • Sat, Aug 6, 2022 — Sun, Aug 7, 2022
  • Foothills Climbing Committee
  • Climbing
  • Basic Alpine
  • Adults
  • Basic Glacier Climb, Technical 2, Strenuous 4
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 16.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 7,500 ft

Pyramid Lake TH @ time TBD.

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  • The plan is to tag Snowfield and Neve Peaks. Colonial is not on the agenda.
  • Preference for Foothills students, volunteers, or leaders needing a glacier climb. If that's not you, you are still welcome to send a permission request, but you may end up on the waitlist.
  • If you are a student, your permission request should include a summary of your recent conditioning efforts.
  • If you are going to cancel, do so before registration closes on Jul 31st.

Snowfield Peak/Neve Glacier

  • USGS Diablo Dam

    USGS Ross Dam

    Green Trails North Cascades Ross Lake No. 16SX

    Green Trails Diablo Dam No. 48
  • See full route/place details.
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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