Mount Rainier/Emmons Glacier

Trip

Glacier Climb - Mount Rainier/Emmons Glacier

2-3 day climb of Rainier via Emmons Route. START FRIDAY, AUG.3. Please don't email leader before May 1.

  • Sat, Aug 4, 2018 — Sun, Aug 5, 2018
  • Seattle Climbing
  • Climbing
  • Basic Alpine
  • Adults
  • Basic Glacier Climb, Strenuous 5, Technical 5
  • Challenging
  • Elevation Gain: 10,000 ft
  • FULL, 10 on waitlist (6 capacity)
  • FULL, 1 on waitlist (3 capacity)
  • Cancellation & Refund Policy

2-3 day climb via Emmons Route. White River Campground meetup FRIDAY. More details TBD. 

Please don't email re: registration before May 1. MUST be prepared for a 2-3 day climb leaving  White River Campground early Friday. Will summit Sat or Sun depending on weather. MUST bring a helmet and all necessary glacier gear, this is a serious route.

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 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
  • Chock pick (nut tool)
  • Rescue pulley
  • Fleece or puffy jacket
  • Rain jacket and full-zip rain pants
  • Belay gloves
  • Warm gloves or mittens
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