Intermediate Alpine Ice 1/Ice 2 Field Trip - Heliotrope Ridge and Lower Coleman Glacier & Seracs

Field trip: Intermediate Climbing Course

Intermediate Alpine Ice 1/Ice 2 Field Trip - Heliotrope Ridge and Lower Coleman Glacier & Seracs

Intermediate Alpine Ice 1/Ice 2 Combo Field Trip

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  • Sat, Sep 26, 2015 — Sun, Sep 27, 2015
  • Seattle Climbing
  • Climbing
  • Basic Alpine
  • Adults
  • Basic Glacier Climb
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 11.0 mi

Heliotrope Ridge Trailhead @ 7am sharp, on Saturday, September 26th.

Combined Intermediate Alpine Ice 1/Ice 2 field trip conducted on the Lower Coleman Glacier.  Will be camping above Lower Coleman Saturday night.  Plan accordingly.  

Trip will be contingent on weather/conditions.

Route/Place

Heliotrope Ridge and Lower Coleman Glacier & Seracs



  • USGS Mt Baker

    Green Trails Mt Baker No. 13

    Green Trails Mount Baker Wilderness Climbing No. 13S
  • See full route/place details.
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Required Equipment

Required Equipment

Leader will send further information on gear prior to trip.

*****Contact leader for questions on gear.******

Ice Climbing Gear:

1 or 2 Ice Tools +  Mountaineering Axe (Black Diamond Venom/Petzl Sum'Tec or similar qualifies as both), & associated leashes

4+ Ice Screws (contact leader if you do not have these, don't buy for this)

V-Thread tool

V-Thread material

Screamer (if you have one)

~6 quick draws (alpine draws acceptable)

2 spare lockers

2 spare non-lockers

Personal Anchor

2 double runners

cordelette

Gear/Clothing as appropriate for area/weather

10 essentials *including First Aid Kit*

extra gloves

sunglasses/goggles

 

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