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Mt Logan (9087'), Fremont glacier (Climb Full, taking alternates)

Climb Full - Taking Alternates

Mount Logan (WA),  Fremont Glacier,  M2

 

August 15-18, 2019

https://www.summitpost.org/mount-logan/154947

 

Mount Logan (9,087 feet) is located in the North Cascades National Park. It is not visible from any road and is among the sought after ten non-volcanic peaks over 9,000 feet in Washington state. Mount Logan sits on the Cascade crest with Park and Bridge Creeks flowing East to Lake Chelan, and Thunder Creek flowing west eventually into the Skagit River. It is remote and in the company of nearby Goode Mountain and Storm King Mountain and enjoys North Cascades views of peaks near Boston Glacier as well as the Picket Range. The approach takes two days and consists of about 20 miles of both trail and off-trail travel. The Fremont Glacier route includes glacier travel and an exposed rock ridge of up to fourth class rock.

Maximum party size:  6

 

Requirements:

Basic glacier team travel rope skills. Comfortable on exposed 4th class rock.

Full complement of gear for glacier travel.

Basic rock gear.
Previous alpine climbing experience.

The prospectus will provide a complete list of climbing and backpacking equipment.

 

Itinerary:

Day 1: Meet in Seattle (Bill's home), drive to the trailhead, hike half way (+/-) in.

Day 2: Hike to high camp.

Day 3: Summit and hike part way out.

Day 4: Hike out and drive home.

Full details provided in the prospectus to team members.  Climb dates may be adjusted slightly to take advantage of better weather windows.


                                             Mt Logan:  Fremont glacier approach/climb

Contact:   Garry Stephenson,  garry.stephenson@oregonstate.edu





 



When:
Thursday, August 15, 2019 to Sunday, August 18, 2019
Where:
North Cascades National Park
WA  
Contact(s):
Garry Stephenson
Category:
Climbing
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