Silver Star Mountain/Silver Star Glacier

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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  kdkinsman@gmail.com Registration preference will be given to Everett Basic Course climbers in need of a basic experience glacier climb.

Route/Place

Silver Star Mountain/Silver Star Glacier



  • USGS Silver Star Mtn

    Green Trails Washington Pass No. 50

    Trails Illustrated North Cascades National Park
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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
  • Rescue pulley
  • Fleece or puffy jacket
  • Rain jacket and rain pants
  • Warm gloves or mittens
  • Picket
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