Mount Rainier/Kautz Glacier

Trip

Intermediate Alpine Climb - Mount Rainier/Kautz Glacier

This will be a climb of the Kautz Glacier on Mt. Rainier. Leader permission required.

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  • Sat, Jul 15, 2017 — Sun, Jul 16, 2017
  • Seattle Climbing
  • Climbing
  • Intermediate Alpine
  • Adults
  • Intermediate Ice Climb
  • Challenging
  • Elevation Gain: 9,000 ft

Meeting Time TBD

This is an amazing climb, but as this will be a carry-over, you must be fit and able to carry overnight pack to the top.  Please do not sign up if this is your first time at Mt. Rainier altitude.  Leader permission is required.

 

 

 

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
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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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