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Basic Glacier Climb - Whitman Crest/Fryingpan Glacier

One day, late season glacier climb in Mount Rainier National Park.

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  • Basic Glacier Climb
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 11.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 3,700 ft

Frying Pan Creek trailhead at 6:00 am.

Priority given to Tacoma Basic Climbing students needing a glacier climb to graduate until September 1.

Participants must be ready for a long day. Pace will be moderate, but steady.

Route/Place

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  • Green Trails Mount Rainier Wonderland No. 269SX

    Green Trails Mt Rainier East No. 270

    Trails Illustrated Mount Rainier National Park

    USGS Mt Rainier East
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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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