Snowfield Peak/Neve Glacier


Glacier Climb - Snowfield Peak/Neve Glacier

Three day glacier climb for Tacoma Basic Students. We will chase down as many of the peaks on top as safely possible. Please do not contact the leaders until the open date

  • Fri, Jul 6, 2018 — Mon, Jul 9, 2018
  • Tacoma Basic Alpine Climbing
  • Climbing
  • Basic Alpine
  • Adults
  • Basic Glacier Climb, Technical 2, Strenuous 4
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 16.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 7,500 ft


This trip will be "Go" based on Permit, Weather and Snow pack.

This year I am trying to take 3 Leaders and 3 New Students, who have not climbed this peak(s).


Snowfield Peak/Neve Glacier

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 tent per each 2-person team
  • 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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