Basic Glacier Climb - Mount Baker/Coleman Glacier

Trip

Basic Glacier Climb - Mount Baker/Coleman Glacier

Priority given to members of the SEATTLE Yogesh/Craig SIG

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  • Sat, Jun 6, 2015 — Sun, Jun 7, 2015
  • Seattle Climbing
  • Climbing
  • Basic Alpine
  • Adults
  • Technical 3, Strenuous 3, Basic Glacier Climb
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 11.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 8,100 ft

Details to be provided in email prior to trip.

Preference given to members of the Yogesh/Craig SIG. Very dependent on weather anomolies. 

Day 1 - Hike in via Heliotrope Ridge and camp near 7,000'
Day 2 - Start climbing about 3:30 a.m.  After the climb, pack up camp and return to the trailhead.
(Summit is at 10,778)

Route/Place

Mount Baker/Coleman Glacier



  • USGS Mt Baker

    Green Trails Mt Baker No. 13

    Green Trails Mount Baker Wilderness Climbing No. 13S
  • See full route/place details.
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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
  • 6 straight gate carabiners
  • 2 locking carabiners
  • Large pear-shaped carabiner
  • Belay device
  • Climbing harness
  • Helmet
  • Rescue pulley and Texas Prusiks
  • Fleece or puffy jacket
  • Rain jacket and full-zip rain pants
  • Warm gloves or mittens
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