Little Tahoma/East Shoulder

Trip

Glacier Climb - Little Tahoma/East Shoulder

2 day climb of Little Tahoma

  • Sat, Jun 23, 2018 — Sun, Jun 24, 2018
  • Tacoma Basic Alpine Climbing
  • Climbing
  • Basic Alpine
  • Adults
  • Technical 3, Strenuous 3, Basic Glacier Climb
  • Moderate
  • Elevation Gain: 7,200 ft

We will meet at the Frying pan creek trailhead. Time to be determined. 

This is a great climb with outstanding views of the two main routes on Mt Rainier. This climb has some glacier work with a fun scramble to the summit. Priority will be given for Tacoma students.

Route/Place

Little Tahoma/East Shoulder


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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 sleeping bag rated to +20 degrees or colder
  • A sleeping pad
  • A back pack (40 to 60 liters)
  • Webbing and accessory cords
  • 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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