Mount Rainier/Kautz Glacier


Intermediate Alpine Climb - Mount Rainier/Kautz Glacier

Fingers crossed for some ice! Two or three day climb with carry-over. See COVID-related information in the leader's notes.

COVID-19: Learn about our most up-to-date guidance for participants and leaders on our COVID-19 Response page. All participants and leaders must agree to the COVID-19 Code of Conduct before participating in this Mountaineers activity.
  • Wed, Aug 12, 2020 — Fri, Aug 14, 2020
  • Seattle Climbing
  • Climbing
  • Intermediate Alpine
  • Adults
  • Intermediate Ice Climb
  • Challenging
  • Elevation Gain: 9,000 ft


Do not contact leader for permission before 2020-07-15.

This climb will be conducted in accordance with club policies and guidance around COVID-19.  Specifically, the climb is listed under the following expectations and will be canceled as a club climb if they are not met:

  1. Mountaineers guidance for activities in Phase III will permit Intermediate climbs that meet the parameters of this activity for distance and risk profile.
  2. King, Lewis, and Pierce Counties will be at Phase III.

Mount Rainier/Kautz Glacier

  • Green Trails Mt Rainier West No. 269

    USGS Mt Rainier West

    USGS Mt Rainier East

    Green Trails Mt Rainier East No. 270
  • See full route/place details.
Required Equipment

Required Equipment

What you'd expect to need for an alpine ice climb and a night camping at close to 10000'.

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