PARADISE ARRIVAL AT CAMP MUIR THE SUMMIT
Mike, Wes, Vince, and Angus on the summit 14,411'
Mike, Wes, Vince, and Angus on the summit from
Camp Schurman with no wind! It was warm and sunny so we spent 2 hours exploring the summit and crater.
Vince Calderhead's complete gear check-list!

 

For Mount Rainier, glacier travel, or general mountaineering

 

Mountaineering Equipment Checklist!

Personal Gear:

Headlamp and extra batteries

2 or 3 water bottles

Filter, chlorine or iodine

Gaiters

Overmitts

Glove liners

Wool or pile gloves

Glacier glasses

Wool or fleece hat

Hat with visor

Bandanna

Fleece jacket or down parka

Gortex rain jacket and pants

Plastic or heavy leather gortex climbing boots

Shorts

Wool socks

Sunscreen 35 PSF

Lip sunscreen

Polypro longjohns

Moleskin

Duct tape

3 or 4 season tent

Warm sleeping bag

Thermarest

Plenty of food and snacks

1 day extra food for bad weather

1 – 2 quart pot and cleaning pad

1 stove per 2 people

8 oz. Fuel per person per day

Cup and bowl

Matches and lighter

Knife and spoon

First aid kit

Blue bags

Toilet paper

Alarm clock and watch

Camera

Whistle

Map and compass

Altimeter

Avalanche transceiver

Nylon cord

Seat harness

Crampons

Ice axe, 70 cm or longer

1 3.5’ of 6mm accessory cord

1 11’ of 6mm accessory cord

Locking carbiners

Non-locking carabiners

Slings

 

 

Team Equipment:

Rope 9 or 11 mm

Ice screws and/or pickets

Rescue pulleys

Wands

Shovel

Extra rope

Slings

Cell phone

GPS

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