Mount Olympus/Blue Glacier

Trip

Basic Glacier Climb - Mount Olympus/Blue Glacier

This is a three day climb of Mt Olympus / Blue Glacier departing from the Hoh River Trail head

Info
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  • Sat, Jul 26, 2014 — Mon, Jul 28, 2014
  • Seattle Climbing
  • Climbing
  • Basic Alpine
  • Adults
  • Technical 3, Strenuous 4, Basic Glacier Climb
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 44.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 7,400 ft

Hoh River Trail Head

Please obtain leader permission prior to registering for this climb.  Providing a list of climbs / scrambles you have completed over the last six months (or so) and your current conditioning regime will accelerate the permission process.

Registration opens on 6/15 @ 10am and closes on 7/15 @ 5pm.

Will provide additional information as we get closer to this trip.

Route/Place

Mount Olympus/Blue Glacier


Roster
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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