Snowfield Peak/Neve Glacier

Trip

Basic Glacier Climb - Snowfield Peak/Neve Glacier

Four day trip to include Snowfield, Colonial, and others in the area.

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  • Thu, Jun 30, 2016 — Fri, Jul 1, 2016
  • Olympia Basic Alpine Climbing
  • Climbing
  • Basic Alpine
  • Adults
  • Basic Glacier Climb, Technical 2, Strenuous 4
  • For Beginners (Getting Started Series)
  • Mileage: 16.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 7,500 ft

Thursday June 30, 2016 at 5:00 AM -- Martin Way P&R

Priority given to Olympia students that need a Glacier climb.

This will be a strenuous trip with a steep approach and lots of climbing once we get up to camp.  These climbs will use both glacier skills and rock climbing/scrambling skills with some exposure.  Please sign up with leader.  

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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