Glacier Peak/Disappointment Peak Cleaver

Trip

Glacier Climb - Glacier Peak/Disappointment Peak Cleaver

This will be a strenuous one day climb of Glacier Peak via the Disappointment Peak Cleaver. This climb will be lead by Krissy Fagan, and Minda Paul will be a rope leader.

  • Sun, Sep 16, 2018
  • Bellingham Branch
  • Climbing
  • Basic Alpine
  • Adults
  • Basic Glacier Climb
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 33.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 8,200 ft
  • High Point Elevation: 10,520 ft

We will discuss a meeting place at the group meeting prior to the trip. 

Route/Place

Glacier Peak/Disappointment Peak Cleaver


Roster
Required Equipment

Required Equipment

  • The Ten Essentials
  • Trailrunners or hiking shoes (optional)
  • Mountain boots that can accept crampons (not hiking boots)
  • Crampons
  • An ice axe (not technical ice tools)
  • A back pack (30 to 60 liters)
  • Z-pulley items for crevasse rescue
  • Climbing harness
  • Helmet
  • Sunhat
  • Fleece or puffy jacket
  • Rain jacket and full-zip rain pants
  • Warm gloves or mittens
  • High calorie food and sugary snacks
  • Optional - electrolyte replacement and/or salt tablets
  • Group gear - which will be further discussed at our meeting
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