Mount Challenger/Challenger Glacier

Trip

Intermediate Alpine Climb - Mount Challenger/Challenger Glacier

5 day intermediate climb of Challenger and Whatcom Peak.

  • Fri, Jun 21, 2019 — Wed, Jun 26, 2019
  • Kitsap Branch Climbing Program
  • Climbing
  • Intermediate Alpine
  • Adults
  • Intermediate Mountaineering Climb
  • Moderate

We will use the water taxi from Ross Lake.  Boat reservations and charges will be required for the trip.  To be determined prior to trip.  Departure will be early in the morning of the 21st of June.  Looking for flexible people. May need to reschedule for weather.

You must be in shape to hike 16 miles and 4,000 ft the first day.  Pack light but wise.

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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