Basic Mountaineering Snow 2 Field Trip

Field trip: Basic Climbing Course

Basic Mountaineering Snow 2 Field Trip - Sherman Peak/Squak Glacier (Mount Baker)

Basic Mountaineering Snow 2 FT Mentored Lead

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  • Technical 3, Strenuous 3, Basic Glacier Climb
  • Easy
  • Mileage: 13.4 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 6,800 ft

The climb of Sherman Peak will commence from the Railroad Grade camp supporting field trip Snow 2 at a time to be determined.

Instructors for Basic Snow 2 FT sign up for this activity.


Sherman Peak/Squak Glacier (Mount Baker)

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

Participants will bring their equipment for a glacier climb:  Steel crampons, helmet, ice ax, harness and accompanying prusiks, pully, carabiners, hero loops, picket.  Bring adequate food and water. Dress for the weather.  Ten essentials.

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