Snowfield Peak/Neve Glacier

Trip

Basic Glacier Climb - Snowfield Peak/Neve Glacier

This is a moderately strenuous two day glacier climb with a steep snow traverse on the approach and some exposure on the last section to the summit.

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  • Sat, Jun 16, 2018 — Sun, Jun 17, 2018
  • Everett Climbing Committee
  • Climbing
  • Basic Alpine
  • Adults
  • Basic Glacier Climb, Technical 2, Strenuous 4
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 16.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 7,500 ft

We'll carpool from  the Snohomish/Everett area (tbd) at 7am Saturday morning. 

This climb will be priority for Everett basic students. Email me with your interest, and let me know what you do for conditioning.

Route/Place

Snowfield Peak/Neve Glacier


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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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