Eldorado Peak/Inspiration Glacier

Trip

Basic Glacier Climb - Eldorado Peak/Inspiration Glacier

One day ascent of Eldorado. Contact Matt Kurjanowicz with any questions.

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  • Sun, Jul 14, 2019
  • Seattle Climbing
  • Climbing
  • Basic Alpine
  • Adults
  • Basic Glacier Climb, Strenuous 3, Technical 2
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 10.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 6,768 ft

TBD

This will be moderately paced, 1 day climb of Eldorado via the Inspiration Glacier. While we won't be going that fast, expect to be moving the entire day. Expect an early start (around 0330 or 0400).

Priority will be give to grads of the climbing program, with preference to those that have demonstrated success with single day ascents like this.

Do not request permission until the climb opens. Requests made before the open date will be ignored.

 

Route/Place

Eldorado Peak/Inspiration Glacier


Roster
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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