Mount Rainier/Kautz Glacier

Trip

Intermediate Alpine Climb - Mount Rainier/Kautz Glacier

Ice climb of Kautz

Info
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  • Sun, Aug 13, 2017 — Tue, Aug 15, 2017
  • Seattle Climbing
  • Climbing
  • Intermediate Alpine
  • Adults
  • Intermediate Ice Climb
  • For Beginners (Getting Started Series)
  • Elevation Gain: 10,811 ft

TBD

Allowing for 3 days if we find we need it, but planning for 2 days of climbing. Will be a carry over with a descent of the DC / Muir route

Route/Place

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.
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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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