Sherman Peak/Squak Glacier (Mount Baker)

Trip

Intermediate Alpine Climb - Sherman Peak/Squak Glacier (Mount Baker)

Early spring climb to this seldom climbed sub-peak of Mt Baker

  • Technical 3, Strenuous 3, Basic Glacier Climb, M2G Mountain 2 Glacier Ski
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 13.4 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 6,800 ft
  • High Point Elevation: 10,160 ft

TBD

Priority for Tacoma Climbing community until 4/13.  Combo climb with Colfax Peak.  Depending on the participants, anticipating a ski approach.

Route/Place

Sherman Peak/Squak Glacier (Mount Baker)


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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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