Glacier Climb - Mount Hinman/Hinman Glacier

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Glacier Climb - Mount Hinman/Hinman Glacier

OLYMPIA BRANCH BASIC STUDENT GLACIER CLIMB MEANT TO HELP STUDENTS GRADUATE. This is a mentored lead for Doug Hansen, please direct all questions to douglasehansen@gmail.com. Please do not contact me prior to June 6, 2018. Open to other branches July 12, 2018.

  • Sat, Jul 28, 2018 — Sun, Jul 29, 2018
  • Olympia Basic Alpine Climbing
  • Climbing
  • Basic Alpine
  • Adults
  • Basic Glacier Climb
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 24.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 5,800 ft

TBD

This is a mentored lead for Doug Hansen, please direct all questions to douglasehansen@gmail.com.

This trip will require excellent fitness, with an overnight pack. It will be a lot of trail time and  long distances. Tentative schedule below.

  • Friday 7/27/2018: Leave Olympia in the evening and camp close to trailhead or at trailhead.
  • Saturday 7/28/2018: Hike into La Bohn Lakes and make camp. ~11 miles, ~4,700 of gain.
  • Sunday 7/29/2018: Climb Hinman and go back to camp. ~2 miles round trip and ~1,600 of gain. Break camp and head out the ~11 miles. 

We may also have a backup trip to this if  weather is not good. This is TBD. 

Route/Place

Mount Hinman/Hinman Glacier



  • USGS Big Snow Mtn

    USGS Mt Daniel

    USGS Skykomish

    Green Trails Alpine Lakes West (Stevens Pass) No. 176S
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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 non-locking carabiners
  • 2 locking carabiners
  • 1 Large pear-shaped carabiner
  • Belay device
  • Climbing harness
  • Helmet
  • Rescue pulley
  • Rescue prusiks
  • Snow picket with runner attached
  • Fleece or puffy jacket
  • Rain jacket and full-zip rain pants
  • Warm waterproof gloves or mittens

Expect to carry group gear.

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