Mount Rainier/Emmons Glacier

Trip

Intermediate Alpine Climb - Mount Rainier/Emmons Glacier

Three day climb of Rainier / Emmons route.

  • Sat, May 26, 2018 — Mon, May 28, 2018
  • Everett Climbing Committee
  • Climbing
  • Intermediate Alpine
  • Adults
  • Basic Glacier Climb, Strenuous 5, Technical 5
  • Challenging
  • Elevation Gain: 10,000 ft

TBD

Sign up priority will be given to Everett Intermediate Climbing Students  until 4/2/18.  Other branches can contact leader after this date if spots still available.

This is an early season climb of Emmons, usually opening weekend.  Also, plan on fast/brisk pace.  Excellent conditioning and prior big mountain experience required.

Route/Place

Mount Rainier/Emmons 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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