Mount Olympus/Blue Glacier

Trip

Basic Glacier Climb - Mount Olympus/Blue Glacier

Basic glacier climb for my SIG.

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  • Sun, Jul 7, 2019 — Wed, Jul 10, 2019
  • Seattle Climbing
  • Climbing
  • Basic Alpine
  • Adults
  • Technical 3, Strenuous 4, Basic Glacier Climb
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 44.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 7,400 ft

TBD. We will start hiking in on the 6th. There is another group hiking out on the 6th so I could not schedule the start date to say the 6th.

This is a long climb. Priority will be given to SIG members first. We will start the climb on the 6th, we will take our time. 

Route/Place

Mount Olympus/Blue 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
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