Glacier, one of the highest peaks in the Cascades, is fairly remote with a long approach hike and a low starting elevation. The Frostbite Ridge route has a more involved approach and more technical challenges than the easier Sitkum Glacier route.

Other Information
Driving Distance from Portland 270 miles
Driving Time from Portland 5 hours
Expected Duration Car to car in two or more days
Relevant Books Climbers Guide to the Cascade Volcanoesby Jeff Smoot Selected Climbs in the North Cascadesby Nelson and Potterfield Cascade Alpine Guide: Stevens Pass to Rainy Pass by Fred Beckey
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Awards Qualified 16 Major NW Peaks