Mount Baker/Easton Glacier


Basic Glacier Climb - Mount Baker/Easton Glacier

Priority Given to Lalonde SIG. Other students can request after May 15th.

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  • Sat, Jun 1, 2019 — Sun, Jun 2, 2019
  • Seattle Climbing
  • Climbing
  • Basic Alpine
  • Adults
  • Technical 3, Strenuous 3, Basic Glacier Climb, M3G Mountain 3 Glacier Ski
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 16.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 7,800 ft


Great basic climb.  A few notes in priority :)

1.  Must be in shape!!!  Do not request if you you are not.  When you request, please list your RECENT conditioners/climbs.  You should be able to do Si or equivalent with a 25 - 30lb pack on in 2:00.

2.  Expectation to have fun and be flexible.

3.  We will go only if we can find a rope lead or two, the weather looks very favorable.


Mount Baker/Easton Glacier

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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