Basic Glacier Climb - Mount Shuksan/Sulphide Glacier

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Basic Glacier Climb - Mount Shuksan/Sulphide Glacier

Shuksan is a Basic Glacier climb. Preference given to Agosta-Starlin SIG until May 1, 2018. I have the required backcountry permit.

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  • Sat, Aug 4, 2018 — Sun, Aug 5, 2018
  • Seattle Climbing
  • Climbing
  • Basic Alpine
  • Adults
  • Basic Glacier Climb, Strenuous 3, Technical 2
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 16.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 6,500 ft

TBD, but probably meet at the trailhead early Saturday 8/4, and hike into base camp for about 5-7 hours the same day. We would try to camp as high on the route as feasible, climb on Sunday, and return to the trailhead on Sunday as well (for a rather long day on Sunday)

This is a strenuous climb. Participants will share in the cost of the permit. If you are requesting leader permission, please describe your conditioning so far, and your plan to remain in shape until climb day.

Route/Place

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.
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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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