Mount Buckner/North Face


Intermediate Alpine Climb - Mount Buckner/North Face

A snow and ice climb in the North Cascades.

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  • Fri, Jul 20, 2018 — Sun, Jul 22, 2018
  • Seattle Climbing
  • Climbing
  • Intermediate Alpine
  • Adults
  • Intermediate Ice Climb
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 17.76 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 9,095 ft


The planned route is Option 1/Boston Peak described in Nelson vol. 1. It should take two (long) days but a third day is scheduled for contingencies.


Mount Buckner/North Face

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

  • Helmet
  • Harness
  • Crampons
  • Ice axe/tools
  • Pickets
  • Glacier travel gear
  • Overnight gear
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