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Basic Glacier Climb - Wedge Mountain/West Ridge

3 day glacier climb to the highest peak in Garibaldi Provincial Park, near Whistler resort.

COVID-19: Learn about our most up-to-date guidance for participants and leaders on our COVID-19 Response page. All participants and leaders must agree to the COVID-19 Code of Conduct before participating in this Mountaineers activity.
  • Fri, Jun 14, 2019 — Sun, Jun 16, 2019
  • Tacoma Basic Alpine Climbing
  • Climbing
  • Basic Alpine
  • Adults
  • Basic Glacier Climb
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 14.3 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 7,152 ft
  • High Point Elevation: 9,488 ft


Priority for Tacoma climbing community until 6/1/19.  Passport required for entry into British Columbia.  Garibaldi Provincial Park permit and camping fees @ $24/person.


Wedge Mountain/West Ridge

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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