Trip

Basic Glacier Climb - Whitman Crest/Fryingpan Glacier

This is a mentored lead for Paul Brown. Please direct all inquires to him. Priority given to Brown/Clitherow SIG and then students needing a glacier climb to graduate until September 1.

  • Thu, Sep 19, 2019
  • Seattle Climbing
  • Climbing
  • Basic Alpine
  • Adults
  • Basic Glacier Climb
  • Easy
  • Mileage: 14.5 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 5,400 ft

Frying Pan Creek trailhead at 6:30AM. 

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 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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