Mount Shuksan/Fisher Chimneys


Intermediate Alpine Climb - Mount Shuksan/Fisher Chimneys

  • Sat, Jul 27, 2024 — Sun, Jul 28, 2024
  • Seattle Climbing
  • Climbing
  • Intermediate Alpine
  • Adults
  • Moderate
  • Elevation Gain: 6,750 ft

Pacific Northwest Trailhead 03

Trip Report for your reading:

Plan is to ascend the Fisher Chimney route and trad climb the SE Ridge to the summit. Need to have completed the Intermediate Glacier and Leading on trad courses. Need snow camping experience. When requesting permission, please let me know if you have prior experience similar to this. 


Mount Shuksan/Fisher Chimneys

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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