Ruth Mountain & Icy Peak Traverse


Basic Glacier Climb - Ruth Mountain & Icy Peak Traverse

Basic Glacier climb of Ruth and Icy. Preference given to Olympia Basic Climbing students.

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  • Sat, Aug 16, 2014 — Sun, Aug 17, 2014
  • Olympia Basic Alpine Climbing
  • Climbing
  • Basic Alpine
  • Adults
  • Basic Glacier Climb, Strenuous 3, Technical 2
  • Moderate
  • Elevation Gain: 5,670 ft

Saturday, August 16, 6:00 am, I-5/Martin Way park-n-ride, to carpool.

On Saturday, we will hike in to Hannegan Pass and continue to high camp near the summit of Ruth. On Sunday, we will traverse over to Icy, return, and hike out.


Ruth Mountain & Icy Peak Traverse

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  • 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)
  • Climbing harness
  • Helmet
  • Glacier travel/crevasse rescue gear
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