Trip

Basic Glacier Climb - Little Tahoma/East Shoulder

This is a 2 day climb of Little Tahoma for Tom Nim's SIG students.

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  • Sat, Jun 11, 2016 — Sun, Jun 12, 2016
  • Seattle Climbing
  • Climbing
  • Basic Alpine
  • Adults
  • Technical 3, Strenuous 3, Basic Glacier Climb
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 18.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 7,200 ft

We will meet at the White River Wilderness Information Center at the White River entrance at 8am for climbing permit ($46.00) and wilderness (camping) permit.

This is a 2 day climb of Little Tahoma on the east shoulder of Mt Rainier.  The plan for the camp site will be in the Meany Crest Zone.  This climb 

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 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
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