Eldorado Peak/Inspiration Glacier

Trip

Basic Glacier Climb - Eldorado Peak/Inspiration Glacier

Day-climb of Eldorado, priority climb for Vineeth & Manisha's SIG and SIG helper rope leads

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  • Sat, Aug 10, 2019
  • Seattle Climbing
  • Climbing
  • Basic Alpine
  • Adults
  • Basic Glacier Climb, Strenuous 3, Technical 2
  • Challenging
  • Elevation Gain: 6,768 ft

Drive to the trail head on Friday for an alpine start on saturday morning. Specific meeting place and time TBD closer to the climb.

Strenuous day-climb.

SIG priority climb for Vineeth & Manisha's SIG students and rope leaders. Once open for registration, priority to Super Volunteers, Basic Grads who have volunteered at Basic Field Trips, or students that need a climb to complete graduation. Please do not reach out to the leaders for permission before the registration open date.

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 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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