Trip

Glacier Climb - Colfax Peak

A strenuous 1 day climb on the Black Buttes (the OTHER Mt Baker glacier climb).

  • Sat, May 19, 2018
  • Seattle Climbing
  • Climbing
  • Basic Alpine
  • Adults
  • Basic Alpine Climb
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 10.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 6,700 ft

TBD  - contact leader for details.

This will be a very fast paced strenuous one day glacier climb.  All participants must be in very good conditioning.  Contact leader for permission starting April 30th.  

Route/Place

Colfax Peak



  • USGS Mt Baker

    Green Trails Mount Baker Wilderness Climbing No. 13S

    Green Trails Mt Baker No. 13
  • See full route/place details.
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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 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
  • Chock pick (nut tool)
  • Rescue pulley
  • Fleece or puffy jacket
  • Rain jacket and full-zip rain pants
  • Belay gloves
  • Warm gloves or mittens
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