Sahale Peak/Quien Sabe Glacier


Glacier Climb - Sahale Peak/Quien Sabe Glacier

Leader permission required. Contact mentored leader Tai Hoang for permission to sign up. Physically demanding but beautiful climb suitable for basic climbing course glacier credit.

  • Sat, Jun 23, 2018 — Sun, Jun 24, 2018
  • Olympia Climbing Committee
  • Climbing
  • Basic Alpine
  • Adults
  • Basic Glacier Climb, Strenuous 3, Technical 2
  • Moderate
  • Elevation Gain: 5,780 ft

Additional details and logistics will be shared as the date for the trip approaches.

• Priority given to Olympia Branch students who have completed the Conditioner Hike Challenge

• Leader permission required prior to sign up on May 1

• For participants, preference given to Olympia Climbing students (after May 1st registration opening) until June 16th then open to all; don’t expect to hear back from me unless there is a spot.

• For Olympia Climbing Students, "Olympia Conditioner Series Challenge" will be detailed in your February 27th lecture. 

Sahale Peak/Quien Sabe Glacier

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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