Mount Rainier/Kautz Glacier


Intermediate Alpine Climb - Mount Rainier/Kautz Glacier & Wapowety Cleaver

Phase 2. Two-day. No summit. Only ice pitches.

  • Intermediate Ice Climb
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 12.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 7,000 ft
  • High Point Elevation: 12,000 ft
  • Pace: Moderate

Details to be discussed via email.

Phase 2. Pending permit and good conditions. Must have done Ice 2, must not be your first ice climb. No carryover, no summit. Day 1 get to the high camps from Paradise via Nisqually. Day 2 early start, climb the ice, rappel and climb back down to the camp, and walk out by reverting the approach. Further details to be discussed via email.


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

Details to be discussed via email.

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