Water Ice Field Trip 1

Field trip: Introduction to Water Ice Climbing Course

Water Ice Field Trip 1 - Mount Baker Lower Coleman Seracs & Glacier

Water Ice Field Trip 1

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  • Fri, Nov 6, 2015
  • Seattle Climbing
  • Climbing
  • Basic Alpine
  • Adults
  • Water Ice Climb
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 11.0 mi
5am - we're done
* low angle terrain
* anchors and v-threads
* top roping
* mock leading

Heliotrope Ridge and Lower Coleman Glacier & Seracs

  • USGS Mt Baker

    Green Trails Mount Baker Wilderness Climbing No. 13SX

    Green Trails Mt Baker No. 13
  • See full route/place details.
Required Equipment

Required Equipment

Standard climbing and hiking equipment including ice climbing equipment:

  • 2 technical tools 
  • ice screws - 4 per person 
  • steel crampons (either vertical or horizontal points)
  • ice boots or equivalent stiff and warm boots 
  • gloves and mitts (many pairs)
  • proper layering systems
  • rope
  • cord for v-thread anchors
  • v-thread tool (optional) 
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