Mount Olympus/Blue Glacier

Trip

Basic Glacier Climb - Mount Olympus/Blue Glacier

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  • Fri, May 22, 2015 — Mon, May 25, 2015
  • Everett Climbing Committee
  • Climbing
  • Basic Alpine
  • Adults
  • Technical 3, Strenuous 4, Basic Glacier Climb
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 44.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 7,400 ft

Meeting at Hoh Ranger Station Friday hopefully around 11ish.    Take the 6:20am ferry from Edmonds to Kingston.  That should get us to the ranger station for permits and on the trail by noon Friday and we can knock off  a lot of milage the 1st day. 

Must be in shape for a strenuous 4-day 44 mile early season outing.  Must be a basic grad or higher.

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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