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Basic Glacier Climb - Kololo Peaks/White Chuck Glacier

An exploratory climb to a rarely climbed peak in the Glacier Peak Wilderness.

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  • Sat, Jul 15, 2017 — Sun, Jul 16, 2017
  • Seattle Climbing
  • Climbing
  • Basic Alpine
  • Adults
  • Basic Glacier Climb
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 30.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 6,500 ft


This will be a strenuous trip to a rarely climbed peak. Participation is limited to experienced climbers (graduates of the basic program and beyond).

Additional information on the route is available online


Kololo Peaks/White Chuck Glacier

  • USGS Glacier Peak East

    USGS Glacier Peak West

    USGS Sloan Peak

    Green Trails Glacier Peak No. 112

    Trails Illustrated Glacier Peak Wilderness

    Green Trails Mountain Loop Highway No. 111SX
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Required Equipment

Required Equipment

  • The Ten Essentials
  • Mountain boots that can accept crampons (not hiking boots)
  • Crampons
  • An ice ax (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
  • Sleeping bag & pad
  • Shared group camping gear: water filter, tent, stove/pot/fuel, etc.
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