Trip

Basic Glacier Climb - Whitman Crest/Fryingpan Glacier

Kitsap 2018 & 2019 Basic Alpine Students Only!

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  • Basic Glacier Climb
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 14.5 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 5,400 ft

TH at 0600

About 3 miles from White River entrance. Park just beyond the Fryingpan Creek bridge at 3900 feet.

Early AM start.

Route/Place

Whitman Crest/Fryingpan Glacier


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Required Equipment

Required Equipment

  • The Ten Essentials
  • Electrolytes
  • Sun protection
  • Map
  • Climb details
  • Glacier glasses
  • Mountain boots that can accept crampons (not hiking boots)
  • Crampons
  • Gaiters
  •  Ice axe with leash (not technical ice tools)
  • Snow picket
  • Trekking poles
  • Day back pack (40 to 60 liters)
  • Webbing and accessory cords
  • Prusik and foot prusik
  • Belay gloves
  • Personal anchor
  • Chest harness
  • 6 straight gate carabiners
  • 2 locking carabiners
  • Large pear-shaped carabiner
  • Belay device
  • Climbing harness (glacier harness if you have one)
  • Helmet
  • Rescue pulley
  • Fleece or puffy jacket
  • Rain jacket and full-zip rain pants
  • Warm gloves or mittens
  • National park pass
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