Silver Star Mountain/Silver Star Glacier


Basic Glacier Climb - Silver Star Mountain/Silver Star Glacier

Long, Long 1 Day Basic Glacier Climb

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  • Fri, Jun 23, 2017
  • Everett Climbing Committee
  • Climbing
  • Basic Alpine
  • Adults
  • Basic Alpine Climb, Strenuous 1, Technical 2
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 9.1 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 5,500 ft

The team will car camp locally the evening before the climb. Place will be determined.

This climb is for mentoring a climb leader. It will be a long day and requires participants to be in very good condition for the athletic 5,200 ft. gain. Leader permission required. All correspondence is be directed to Keely Registration preference will be given to Everett Basic Course climbers in need of a basic experience glacier climb.


Silver Star Mountain/Silver Star Glacier

  • USGS Silver Star Mtn

    Green Trails Washington Pass No. 50

    Trails Illustrated North Cascades National Park
  • 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)
  • 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 rain pants
  • Warm gloves or mittens
  • Picket
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