Glacier Peak/Disappointment Peak Cleaver


Basic Glacier Climb - Glacier Peak/Disappointment Peak Cleaver

Holiday weekend ascent of Takobia, the "Great Parent" of our region's stratovolcanoes. Upon our exit, Labor your Day with captivating/see-mingling endless undulations along the North Fork Sauk River trail.

  • Sat, Sep 2, 2017 — Mon, Sep 4, 2017
  • Seattle Climbing
  • Climbing
  • Adults
  • Basic Glacier Climb
  • For Beginners (Getting Started Series)
  • Mileage: 33.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 8,200 ft

TBC via e-mail.

Leader permission required. Priority given to Seattle Basic Glacier Students. There will be no alternate destination should weather compromise this outing.


Do NOT e-mail leader directly (please use the Mountaineers site). Do NOT request permission prior to August 7th. All requests sent outside these requirements will be ignored. Thank you for your consideration.

Do include a summary of your current outings (personal and/or club trips) hikes, scrambles, & climbs.

Rope Leads:

Reach out when ever you like via the Mountaineers  site.


Glacier Peak/Disappointment Peak Cleaver

  • USGS Glacier Peak West

    USGS Glacier Peak East

    USGS Sloan Peak

    Green Trails Mountain Loop Highway No. 111SX

    Green Trails Glacier Peak No. 112

    Trails Illustrated Glacier Peak Wilderness
  • See full route/place details.
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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