Eldorado Peak/Inspiration Glacier

Trip

Glacier Climb - Eldorado Peak/Inspiration Glacier

Two-day jaunt up Eldorado via the Inspiration Glacier. Priority given to Olympia Branch students through July 5th. This can be a challenging approach - consider the Conditioner Hike Challenge as a way to prepare.

  • Fri, Jul 20, 2018 — Sat, Jul 21, 2018
  • Olympia Basic Alpine Climbing
  • Climbing
  • Basic Alpine
  • Adults
  • Basic Glacier Climb, Strenuous 3, Technical 2
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 8.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 6,768 ft
  • High Point Elevation: 8,868 ft

TBD

Route/Place

Eldorado Peak/Inspiration 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 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
  • Belay gloves
  • Warm gloves or mittens
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