Mount Daniel/Daniel Glacier

Trip

Basic Glacier Climb - Mount Daniel/Daniel Glacier

Moderate glacier climb in an outstanding alpine region

Info
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  • Fri, Aug 25, 2017 — Sat, Aug 26, 2017
  • Tacoma Climbing Subcommittee
  • Climbing
  • Basic Alpine
  • Adults
  • Basic Glacier Climb
  • For Beginners (Getting Started Series)
  • Mileage: 16.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 5,200 ft

TBD

Camp at Peggy's pond. Glacier route through the Daniels glacier for the assent and returning to camp following scramble route.  Expect hard ice for the glacier and loose rock and scree for the scramble portion.

Route/Place

Mount Daniel/Daniel Glacier


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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
  • Picket
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