Argonaut Peak/South Route


Basic Glacier Climb - Argonaut Peak/South Route

Basic Alpine Climb. Most parties rap down the summit gulley.

  • Sun, May 29, 2016 — Mon, May 30, 2016
  • Seattle Climbing
  • Climbing
  • Basic Alpine
  • Adults
  • Basic Alpine Climb
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 19.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 7,600 ft


Pleae contact the leader for permission to register. I have not done this route before nor has anyone else on this trip. Everyone is expected to actively contribute to pre-climb planning, logistics, navigation and route-finding. Participants  should be confident they have the fittness necessary for this climb. Here is a recent trip report:


Argonaut Peak/South Route

  • Alpine Lakes Wilderness (ALPS)

    USGS Mount Stuart

    Green Trails Mt Stuart No. 209

    Green Trails Alpine Lakes East (Stuart Range) No. 208SX

    USGS Enchantment Lakes

    Trails Illustrated Alpine Lakes Wilderness
  • 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
Trip Reports