Basic Glacier Climb - Whitehorse Mountain/Northwest Shoulder

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Basic Glacier Climb - Whitehorse Mountain/Northwest Shoulder

Two day climb of WH - read leader's notes!

Info
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  • Thu, May 3, 2018 — Fri, May 4, 2018
  • Seattle Climbing
  • Climbing
  • Basic Alpine
  • Adults
  • Basic Alpine Climb, Strenuous 3, Technical 2
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 12.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 7,000 ft
  • Pace: moderate

TBD

You don't need to be fast, but you need to have endurance and be able to continue moving through a very long day.

This climb is subject to weather and avy conditions.  A replacement may or may not be offered if it doesn't go.

 

Route/Place

Whitehorse Mountain/Northwest Shoulder


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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 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
  • Chock pick (nut tool)
  • Rescue pulley
  • Fleece or puffy jacket
  • Rain jacket and full-zip rain pants
  • Belay gloves
  • Warm gloves or mittens
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