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Trip Information
Name: Shuksan: Fisher Chimneys
Starts: Fri Sep 28, 2018
Meetup: 12:50 am Chevron @ Boundary and Dominion
Return: Fri Sep 28, 2018

Registration opens: Mon Sep 17, 2018
Event category: Mountaineering
Difficulty grade: AD-/C4  [?]
For members only: No
Screening used: Yes
Max participants: 4

Organizer: Wayne Pattern
Profile info:
Trip Planning Questions

Can you handle a physically and mentally taxing 14 hour day?

What is your mountaineering experience?

What is your glacier travel experience?

Must review the Alpine Select route description.

Must read the trip reports.

Must be able to navigate this route, on your own, if required.

What can you bring to help the chances of a successful trip (ride, gear, etc)?

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Participant Information

The trip has been changed to a single day for Friday.  Saturday is cloudy, and this is most likely the final widow this season to climb  this mountain.

Alpine Select Pages 134, 348 & 352.  Travel will be at a steady but moderate pace in order to achieve the stated objective.

Meet at the Chevron @ 12:50 am, depart at 01:00 am.  2.5 hrs to Austin Pass parking.

Lower Curtis Glacier - Fisher Chimneys - Winnies Slide - Upper Curtis Glacier - Hells Highway - Sulphide Glacier - Summit Tower South Side via the class 3 gully.

The descent will be more difficult than the assent.  Expect a 12 to 16 hour dark to dark trek. 

Trip Reports:



You need to know how to set an anchor and place gear, use a picket and an ice screw, be proficient at rappel and belay.  Parts of this route may require roping up.  If you are unable to hike within a group structure please don't sign up.

Consideration will be given to those with experience, my personal knowledge of your skill set, and your ability to supply rides, gear, humour, intelligence, route finding, and so forth. 

If you are considering this trip please answer the participant questions.

No one leaves until everyone is back.

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