Glacier Peak/Disappointment Peak Cleaver

Trip

Basic Glacier Climb - Glacier Peak/Disappointment Peak Cleaver

This is a 3 day climb of Glacier Peak for Tom Nim's SIG students.

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  • Fri, Jul 15, 2016 — Sun, Jul 17, 2016
  • Seattle Climbing
  • Climbing
  • Basic Alpine
  • Adults
  • Basic Glacier Climb
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 24.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 6,000 ft

We will meet at the Sloan Creek trailhead at 8am for an early start on what will be a long hot day.  More details to come as the climb date approaches.

This will be a 3 day trip which will include 2 nights camping.  Please make sure to have all the gear required in the 2016 Basic Alpine Climbing Handbook for the glacier climb matrix.  More information to come on group gear as we get closer to the climb date.

Route/Place

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.
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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
  • Chock pick (nut tool)
  • Rescue pulley
  • Fleece or puffy jacket
  • Rain jacket and full-zip rain pants
  • Belay gloves
  • Warm gloves or mittens
  • Overnight gear as listed in Climbing handbook glacier matrix
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