Ruth Mountain & Icy Peak Traverse


Basic Glacier Climb - Ruth Mountain & Icy Peak Traverse

Glacier climbing trip for the Mountaineers Adventure Club.

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  • Mon, Jul 27, 2015
  • Seattle Climbing
  • Climbing
  • Basic Alpine
  • Youth
  • Basic Glacier Climb, Strenuous 3, Technical 2, M2G Mountain 2 Glacier Ski
  • Moderate
  • Elevation Gain: 5,670 ft

Contact leader for details.

This is a Mon climb.


Ruth Mountain & Icy Peak Traverse

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    USGS Mt Sefrit

    USGS Mt Shuksan
  • 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)
  • A back pack (40 to 60 liters)
  • prussiks
  • 1 single  runner
  • 2 straight gate carabiners
  • 1 locking carabiner
  • Large pear-shaped carabiner
  • Belay device
  • Climbing harness  (for waist and pear shaped carbiner)
  • Chest harness and biner
  • Helmet
  • Rescue pulley
  • Fleece or puffy jacket
  • Rain jacket and full-zip rain pants
  • Warm gloves or mittens
  • Gaiters
  • change of clothes for the car and comfy shoes
  • Toilet paper
  • Don't forget sunscreen and headlamp with extra batteries!
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