Ruth Mountain & Icy Peak Traverse

Trip

Basic Glacier Climb - Ruth Mountain & Icy Peak Traverse

PLEASE DO NOT CONTACT ME UNTIL THE REGISTRATION OPEN DATE. Priority to Olympia Climbing Participants through 8/18/2019.

  • Basic Glacier Climb, Technical 2, Strenuous 4
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 12.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 6,500 ft

TBD

PLEASE DO NOT CONTACT ME UNTIL THE REGISTRATION OPEN DATE. Priority to Olympia Climbing Participants through 8/18/2019. The open date is setup to be after the crevasse rescue field trip. 

A one day climb of Ruth Mountain ONLY. This is a great one day glacier climb in a gorgeous setting. Great views of Mount Baker, Nooksack Tower, and the Northern Picket Range. Plan on sleeping near the trailhead the night before the climb. THIS IS A LONG DAY AND PARTICIPANTS NEED TO BE IN EXCELLENT CONDITION. 

Route/Place

Ruth Mountain & Icy Peak Traverse



  • Green Trails Mount Baker Wilderness Climbing No. 13S

    Green Trails Mt Shuksan No. 14

    USGS Mt Shuksan

    USGS Mt Sefrit
  • 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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