Mount Rainier/Emmons Glacier

Trip

Basic Glacier Climb - Mount Rainier/Emmons Glacier

The Mighty Mt. Rainier by the classic Emmons Glacier route. Leader in Training climb series - focus is on preparing returning members for climb leader status, so that we have more climb leaders in the future.

Info
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  • Mon, Jul 13, 2015 — Tue, Jul 14, 2015
  • Olympia Climbing Committee
  • Climbing
  • Basic Alpine
  • Adults
  • Basic Glacier Climb, Strenuous 5, Technical 5
  • Challenging
  • Elevation Gain: 10,000 ft

Details to be arranged as the date approaches

Note:  With permission from the program Center this climb may depart on July 12, 2015.  The Program Center understands that this technically represents two Mountaineer groups on the route during the date ranges specified.  However the size of the route should prevent any overlap between the two parties.

Route/Place

Mount Rainier/Emmons 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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