Snowfield Peak/Neve Glacier

Trip

Basic Glacier Climb - Snowfield Peak/Neve Glacier

This will be a moderate paced 2 day climb of Snowfield Peak.

Info
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  • Sat, Jun 17, 2017 — Sun, Jun 18, 2017
  • Seattle Climbing
  • Climbing
  • Basic Alpine
  • Adults
  • Basic Glacier Climb, Technical 2, Strenuous 4
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 18.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 7,500 ft

TBD.  We will meet early on Saturday and drive to the trailhead to begin the long approach. 

We will do the approach at a 2 miles per hour pace.  Do not contact the leader for permision to register until May 10, 2017.  Trip details will be emailed to the roster the Tuesday before the climb.

Route/Place

Snowfield Peak/Neve Glacier


Roster
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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