Ruth Mountain & Icy Peak Traverse

Trip

Basic Glacier Climb - Ruth Mountain & Icy Peak Traverse

Priority given to Seattle Basic students in need of a glacier credit. We will only be climbing Ruth Mt.

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  • Wed, Jul 29, 2015
  • Seattle Climbing
  • Climbing
  • Basic Alpine
  • Adults
  • Basic Glacier Climb, Strenuous 3, Technical 2
  • Moderate
  • Elevation Gain: 5,670 ft
  • FULL, 2 on waitlist (9 capacity)
  • FULL, 1 on waitlist (3 capacity)
  • Cancellation & Refund Policy

TBD--Details will be sent via email. Prepare to sleep at TH the night before the climb. We will only be climbing Ruth Mt.

This one-day climb of Ruth Mt.is specifically intended for students in need of a glacier credit.  That said, if you want to be added to the wait list, then please let me know:

1) Do you need a glacier credit? Y/N

2) Do you need this climb for credit (as your misc.) to count toward graduation? Y/N

3) Do you simply love climbing? Y/N

I will be using an on-going lottery system to add participants to the roster.

 

Route/Place

Ruth Mountain & Icy Peak Traverse



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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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