Little Tahoma/East Shoulder


Glacier Climb - Little Tahoma/East Shoulder

This basic glacier climb with preference given to Olympia Basic Climbing students who have completed snow travel requirements at a satisfactory level with good fitness. This is a mentored lead for Mr. Roland Lanoue. Please direct all questions and requests to join the trip to Roland at

  • Sat, Jul 21, 2018 — Mon, Jul 23, 2018
  • Olympia Climbing Committee
  • Climbing
  • Basic Alpine
  • Adults
  • Technical 3, Strenuous 3, Basic Glacier Climb
  • Challenging
  • Elevation Gain: 7,200 ft

Details, itinerary and logistics will be updated as the date of the trip gets closer.

Contact Roland Lanoue for all matters related to this climb, including requests to join the trip. Preference will be given to Olympia BC students. Thanks!


Little Tahoma/East Shoulder

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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