Mount Shuksan/Fisher Chimneys

Trip

Basic Glacier Climb - Mount Shuksan/Fisher Chimneys

A weekend climb up Mt Shuksan

Info
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  • Sun, Jun 2, 2019
  • Seattle Climbing
  • Climbing
  • Basic Alpine
  • Adults
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 15.75 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 6,750 ft

See Leader Notes

Climb is full, and is for those specifically attending the Intermediate Glacier Travel Field trip in the Fisher Chimneys area, the day prior.  Any spot that may become available will accommodate prospective participants.

Route/Place

Mount Shuksan/Fisher Chimneys


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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