Glacier Peak/Frostbite Ridge


Basic Glacier Climb - Glacier Peak/Frostbite Ridge

A strenuous 3 day climb primarily for students of the Glacier Travel class

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  • Fri, Jul 3, 2015 — Sun, Jul 5, 2015
  • Seattle Climbing
  • Climbing
  • Intermediate Alpine
  • Adults
  • Intermediate Ice Climb, Basic Glacier Climb
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 44.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 8,900 ft

Darrington RS at 07:30.  We will caravan to the trailhead from there, using the recently repaired Suiattle River rd.

This is designed for students in the Glacier Travel class; check with the leader in the week before - i will open it to general basic climbing students then.  Rope leaders sign up but, check with me first.


Glacier Peak/Frostbite Ridge

  • Green Trails Glacier Peak No. 112

    Trails Illustrated Glacier Peak Wilderness

    USGS Lime Mountain

    USGS Gamma Peak

    USGS Glacier Peak East

    USGS Glacier Peak West
  • 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 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
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