Mount Hinman/Hinman Glacier

A glacier climb in the Alpine Lakes Wilderness that takes you through the Necklace Valley.

getting there

Turn south onto Forest Road 68 (Foss River Road) from US 2 just east of the Skykomish Ranger Station. Follow Forest Road 68 for about 4 miles to the Necklace Valley Trailhead.

APPROACH

Hike the Necklace Valley Trail to a camp at La Bohn Lakes.

ASCENT ROUTE

Ascend east from La Bohn Lakes to the Hinman Glacier and then ascend the glacier to the summit.

DESCENT ROUTE

Descend climbing route.

TRIP PROFILE

SEGMENTTIME (HOURS)ELEVATION GAIN (FEET)
Trailhead to Camp 7 4,700
Camp to Summit 5 1,600
Summit to Trailhead 7

EQUIPMENT

Standard glacier gear, ice axe and crampons.

NOTES

  • Consider an optional side trip to La Bohn Peak.
  • Suitable Activities: Climbing
  • Climbing Category: Basic Alpine
  • Seasons: May, June, July
  • Weather: View weather forecast.
  • Difficulty: Basic Glacier Climb
  • Length: 24.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 5,800 ft
  • 7,497 ft
Map
  • USGS Big Snow Mtn
  • USGS Mt Daniel
  • USGS Skykomish
  • Green Trails Alpine Lakes West (Stevens Pass) No. 176S
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