Ruth Mountain & Icy Peak Traverse


Basic Glacier Climb - Ruth Mountain & Icy Peak Traverse

Basic Glacier Climb for Glacier Travel Course Students

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  • Sat, May 30, 2015 — Sun, May 31, 2015
  • Seattle Climbing
  • Climbing
  • Basic Alpine
  • Singles, 20-30 Somethings, Adults
  • Basic Glacier Climb, Strenuous 3, Technical 2
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 10.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 5,670 ft

TBD as we get closer to the timeframe. 

This is a basic glacier climb specifically set up for students of the Glacier Travel Course. Students and graduates of the Basic Climbing Class may also sign up if spots are available; please check with the leader first.


We'll be doing Mt. Ruth only.

Day 1: Drive to the Mt. Baker area, hike up to camp

Day 2: Summit, return to camp, and come back home


Ruth Mountain & Icy Peak Traverse

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    Green Trails North Cascades Ross Lake No. 16SX

    USGS Mt Sefrit

    USGS Mt Shuksan
  • See full route/place details.
Required Equipment

Required Equipment

10 essentials inc sun screen

Basic Climbing equipment incl. crampons, ice axe, prusiks, glacier glasses

Overnight gear: backpack, cooking, sleeping

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