Mount Challenger/Challenger Glacier

Trip

Intermediate Alpine Climb - Mount Challenger/Challenger Glacier

A strenuous outing into the wildest country in the PNW.

Info
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  • Fri, Jul 28, 2017 — Fri, Aug 4, 2017
  • Everett Climbing Committee
  • Climbing
  • Intermediate Alpine
  • Adults
  • Intermediate Mountaineering Climb
  • Challenging

TBD

We will pick the best 5 days of 7 (weather-wise).  This is a climb for experienced folks, not something to just check off a graduation requirement.

Planned approach is via Ross Lake-Big Beaver-Riley Wiley Ridge.

Priority given to Everett Intermediate students until 7/10/2017

Route/Place

Mount Challenger/Challenger Glacier



  • Green Trails Mt Challenger No. 15

    Green Trails Marblemount No. 47

    Green Trails Ross Lake No. 16

    Green Trails Diablo Dam No. 48

    USGS Mt Challenger

    USGS Mt Prophet

    USGS Mt Redoubt

    USGS Mt Spickard

    USGS Mt Blum

    Trails Illustrated North Cascades National Park
  • See full route/place details.
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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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