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

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

This climb is from camp after Kitsap's 2-day Crevasse Rescue/Snow 2 Field trip. A one day summit with an Alpine start from camp early on May 28th.

  • Technical 3, Strenuous 3, Basic Glacier Climb
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 13.4 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 6,800 ft

This trip will leave from the campsite used for the crevasse rescue field trip.  See that listing for details.

LEADER'S PERMISSION REQUIRED.  FIRST PRIORITY IS FOR KITSAP BASIC STUDENTS. This trip will follow the Kitsap Snow II field trip for crevasse rescue on the Easton Glacier, so you will need to attend the field trip to do this climb.  

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 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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