Basic Glacier Climb - Mount Baker Recreation Area

Trip

Basic Glacier Climb - Mount Baker Recreation Area

Basic climb of Mt. Baker via the Easton Glacier.

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  • Basic Glacier Climb, Strenuous 3, Technical 3, Moderate
  • For Beginners (Getting Started Series)
  • Mileage: 14.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 7,500 ft

Meeting at the top of the lateral moraine on Sunday at 3pm.

Priority given to Kitsap Basic Climbing Students. This is a mentored lead climb for Debbee Straub.  Please contact Debbee for info regarding the climb.

Route/Place

Mount Baker Recreation Area


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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
  • Fleece or puffy jacket
  • Rain jacket and full-zip rain pants
  • Warm gloves or mittens
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