Whitman Crest/Fryingpan Glacier

Trip

Glacier Climb - Whitman Crest/Fryingpan Glacier

A seldom attempted sub peak on Mt Baker.

  • Sun, Jul 1, 2018
  • Seattle Climbing
  • Climbing
  • Basic Alpine
  • Adults
  • Basic Glacier Climb
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 14.5 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 5,400 ft

TBD.  See leader for details.

This route has some signficantly steep snow climbing.  Participants should be prepared for steep snow assent and descents using crampons.

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Route/Place

Whitman Crest/Fryingpan 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 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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