The Mazamas offers a variety of classes for all ability levels. Learn new skills in mountaineering, rock climbing, first aid, ski mountaineering, and more.
Glacier, one of the highest peaks in the Cascades, is fairly remote with a long approach hike and a low starting elevation. This makes for more of a challenge than the actual climbing, which is technically quite easy.
|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 Volcanoes by Jeff Smoot Selected Climbs in the North Cascades by Nelson and Potterfield Cascade Alpine Guide: Stevens Pass to Rainy Pass by Fred Beckey|
|Relevant Maps||USGS 7 1/2 minute series, Glacier Peak West & East, and Geo-graphics, Glacier Peak <href="http: "="" adventure="" c463="" starts-here="" title="On the Mazama Climbing and Hiking map page " www.mazamas.org="" your="">On the Mazama Climbing and Hiking map page <href="http: maps.google.com="" maps?f="q&source=s_q&hl=en&geocode=&q=Glacier+Peak&sll=37.0625,-95.677068&sspn=38.775203,93.164063&ie=UTF8&ll=48.109781,-121.111908&spn=0.015989,0.04549&t=p&z=15"" title="Google map">Google map</href="http:></href="http:>|
|Awards Qualified||16 Major NW Peaks|