Dome Peak/Dome Glacier

Trip

Intermediate Alpine Climb - Dome Peak/Dome Traverse

Intermediate route on one of the Cascade Classics

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  • Intermediate Mountaineering Climb
  • Challenging
  • Elevation Gain: 8,132 ft
  • High Point Elevation: 8,920 ft

TBD

Priority for Tacoma Climbing community until 6/26/20.

You will need both the intermediate glacier and intermediate rock modules, or equivalence, for this trip.

There is little route beta so the trip will be somewhat exploratory.  Plan is to climb the SW peak of Dome then traverse the ridgeline over to the true summit.  Depending on time, conditions and team preferences may also consider a side trip to Sinister Peak.

Route/Place

Dome Peak/Dome 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 locking 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
  • Cordellete
  • Picket or other relevant protection
  • Extra webbing or cord
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