Sherman Peak/Squak Glacier (Mount Baker)

Trip

Basic Glacier Climb - Sherman Peak/Squak Glacier (Mount Baker)

Basic Glacier climb primarily for Glacier Class students

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  • Fri, Jun 23, 2017 — Sat, Jun 24, 2017
  • Seattle Climbing
  • Climbing
  • Basic Alpine
  • Adults
  • Technical 3, Strenuous 3, Basic Glacier Climb, M2G Mountain 2 Glacier Ski
  • For Beginners (Getting Started Series)
  • Mileage: 13.4 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 6,800 ft

Sedro Wooley Ranger Station at 810 WA-20, Sedro-Woolley, WA 98284.  we'll meet at 0800.  allow just over an hour from Seattle.   Note, this is a Friday-Saturday climb...  Non-glacier class students are welcome, but please don't sign up until June 16th to allow glacier students priority.

This summit is a sub-peak of Mt Baker, just across the crater from the main summit.  Rarely visited...

Route/Place

Sherman Peak/Squak Glacier (Mount Baker)


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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 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
  • Chock pick (nut tool)
  • Rescue pulley
  • Fleece or puffy jacket
  • Rain jacket and full-zip rain pants
  • Belay gloves
  • Warm gloves or mittens
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