Snowfield Peak/Neve Glacier


Basic Glacier Climb - Snowfield Peak/Neve Glacier

Basic Glacier climb of Snowfield Peak. Open to Olympia Basic Climbing students.

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  • Sun, Aug 3, 2014 — Mon, Aug 4, 2014
  • Olympia Basic Alpine Climbing
  • Climbing
  • Basic Alpine
  • Adults
  • Basic Glacier Climb, Technical 2, Strenuous 4
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 16.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 7,500 ft

8:00 am, I-5/Martin Way park-n-ride.

Steep approach, 4,000 ft plus of elevation gain. Will camp on last meadows, or 1 hour, 400 ft higher at edge of glacier. Cross two glaciers, scramble to summit. Be prepared for bugs and, on Sunday, 30% chance of thunderstorms. Monday will be nice weather.


Snowfield Peak/Neve Glacier

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    USGS Ross Dam

    Green Trails North Cascades Ross Lake No. 16SX

    Green Trails Diablo Dam No. 48
  • 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)
  • Helmet
  • Glacier travel/crevasse rescue gear
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