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Intermediate Alpine Climb - Mount Fury/Southeast Glacier

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  • Sat, Jul 22, 2017 — Fri, Jul 28, 2017
  • Seattle Climbing
  • Climbing
  • Intermediate Alpine
  • Adults
  • Strenuous
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 32.0 mi

To be coordinated among the climbing team

The approach route will be via Access Creek, with an itinerary that includes Luna, East Fury, and West Fury.  The descent/ exit from the Pickets will be via Access Creek.  Strong glacier and rock skills needed, along with navigation and route-finding for cross-country travel.  This trip will involve packs carried on a majority of the approaches and on East Fury.  Must be flexible to extend the trip to July 30 for weather contingency.

Please review the approach options and climbing route before contacting leader with fitness level and previous glacier/ rock/ scrambling experience.


Mount Fury/Southeast Glacier

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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