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Basic Glacier Climb - Overlord Mountain

A new, and scenic, route in the BC mountains (Whistler Resort area).

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  • Sat, Jul 16, 2016 — Sun, Jul 17, 2016
  • Seattle Climbing
  • Climbing
  • Basic Alpine
  • Adults
  • Basic Glacier Climb
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 27.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 6,000 ft

See leader for details.

This trip is for 2016 Glacier travel students.   Basic climbing students and graduates may sign up for any open spots when general sign up opens up (June 27, 2016).

Rope leaders may sign up early starting  May 16th.  Email the leader directly. 


Overlord Mountain

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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