Mount Rainier/Emmons Glacier

Trip

Basic Glacier Climb - Tahoma/Emmons

Adventure with a purpose! A once-in-a-lifetime climb of Mount Tahoma, with Mike Gauthier and Mountaineers CEO Tom Vogl. This trip is a continuance of celebrations from the Mountaineers Gala, and for auction package winners.

Info
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  • Basic Glacier Climb, Strenuous 5, Technical 5
  • Moderate
  • Elevation Gain: 10,000 ft

The group will meet at the White River Campground on July 8; time to be arranged by participants.

A once-in-a-lifetime climb of Mount Tahoma, with Mike Gauthier and Mountaineers CEO Tom Vogl. This trip is a continuance of celebrations from the Mountaineers Gala, and for auction package winners.  Detailed information regarding our itinerary, and required personal and group gear, will be distributed by e-mail.

Route/Place

Mount Rainier/Emmons Glacier


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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
  • Group gear as assigned through pre-trip planning discussions
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