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Trip Information
Name: Mount Shuksan
Starts: Sat Jul 20, 2019
Meetup: TBD
Return: Sun Jul 21, 2019

Registration opens: Fri Jul 05, 2019
Event category: Mountaineering
Difficulty grade: C5  [?]
For members only: No
Screening used: Yes
Max participants: 4

Organizer: Oudina Cherfi
Profile info:
Trip Planning Questions

Please answer the questions only if I have not been on a trip with you in the last 6 months.

Do you have scrambling and rock climbing experience?

Are you comfortable travelling on steep snow?

When was the last time you practiced crevasse rescue?

Do you have a valid passport?

Would you prefer to drive or be a passenger?

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Participant Information

The classic, standard route on Shuksan. We will hike in and camp at the top of Fisher Chimneys on Saturday, have an alpine start early on Sunday to attempt the peak. I would like to take either the class 3/4 gully climb or the 5.4 SE rib climb. We can further discuss these options in detail. The trip will be dependent on the weather.

A short summary of the route can be found here: http://www.summitpost.org/fisher-chimneys/155674

For a more detailed description, please refer to Alpine Select (climbs in SW BC and Northern WA), pg 352.

Route statistics:

Elevation gain: 2060m

Return trip: 27km

Alpine Grade: AD-

A Northwest Forest Pass is required for each vehicle. This can be obtained from the ranger station in Glacier, or online at https://www.fs.usda.gov/detail/r6/passes-permits/recreation/?cid=fsbdev2_027009

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