Mount Shuksan/Sulphide Glacier

Trip

Basic Glacier Climb - Mount Shuksan/Sulphide Glacier

Basic Glacier climb. Remaining spots preference given to Olympia Basic Climbing students, Olympia rope leaders/mentored rope leaders.

Info
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  • Fri, Jun 26, 2015 — Sat, Jun 27, 2015
  • Olympia Basic Alpine Climbing
  • Climbing
  • Basic Alpine
  • Adults
  • Basic Glacier Climb, Strenuous 3, Technical 2
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 16.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 6,500 ft

7 am, Martin Way/I-5 park-n-ride

Basic Glacier climb. Drive up Friday and hike to camp at 6,400 feet. Climb Saturday and return to Olympia. Rest on Sunday!

Route/Place

Mount Shuksan/Sulphide Glacier



  • Green Trails Lake Shannon No. 46

    Green Trails Mt Shuksan No. 14

    USGS Shuksan Arm

    USGS Mt Shuksan
  • 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
  • Ice axe
  • Webbing and accessory cords
  • 6 straight gate carabiners
  • 2 locking carabiners
  • Large pear-shaped carabiner
  • Belay device
  • Climbing harness
  • Helmet
  • Crevasse rescue gear
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