Mount Shuksan/Sulphide Glacier


Basic Glacier Climb - Mount Shuksan/Sulphide Glacier

Single Day Small Party Ascent: Leaders Permission Required *See Notes Below

  • Sun, Aug 20, 2017
  • Seattle Climbing
  • Climbing
  • Basic Alpine
  • Adults
  • Basic Glacier Climb, Strenuous 3, Technical 2
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 16.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 6,500 ft

Sleep at TH night before & depart at 4 AM day of.

Leader permission required. There will be no alternate destination should weather compromise this outing. Be real with yourself. Do NOT reach out if you are ill prepared for this strenuous of  a trip.


Do NOT e-mail leader directly (please use the Mountaineers site). Do NOT request permission prior to July 24th. All requests sent outside these requirements will be ignored. Thank you for your consideration.

Do include a summary of your current outings (personal and/or club trips) hikes, scrambles, & climbs.

Rope Leads:

Reach out when ever you like via the Mountaineers  site.


Mount Shuksan/Sulphide Glacier

  • Green Trails Lake Shannon No. 46

    Green Trails Mt Shuksan No. 14

    USGS Shuksan Arm

    USGS Mt Shuksan

    Green Trails Mount Baker Wilderness Climbing No. 13SX
  • See full route/place details.
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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