Glacier Travel Course: Conditioning Hike - RETIRED

Field trip: Basic Glacier Travel Course

Glacier Travel Course: Conditioning Hike - RETIRED - Thorp Lake & Lookout

Conditioning hike for the Glacier Travel Course

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  • Sat, Mar 28, 2015
  • Seattle Climbing
  • Day Hiking
  • Singles, 20-30 Somethings, Adults
  • Moderate
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 10.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,300 ft

8:30 am at the trailhead, carpooling recommended. NW Forest Pass required.

This trip is specifically designed for participants of the Glacier Travel Course. Basic Climbing Students are also welcome. We will carry packs with approx 20 lbs on this hike to prepare in terms of conditioning for upcoming glacier climbs. Conditioning hikes are optional activities but participation is highly recommended.



Thorp Lake & Lookout

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

  • 10 essentials
  • hiking or mountaineering boots
  • hiking poles (optional)
  • extra weight for training purposes - ~20 lbs total
  • optional: ice axe (getting used to handling it)

The hike will happen rain or shine.

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