Mount Hood's Elliot Glacier on the NE side.

Santiam Alpine Club

Ice Climbing Seminar!

October 04/05 2003

A big thanks to Salem Oregon's Santiam Alpine Club for putting on this 2 day seminar and allowing us to participate!

They always have great trips with great folks!
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The approach from the campground was about an hours walk.
 

We met at the Cloud Cap Trailhead above the Cooper Spur Ski Area and camped at the Cloud Cap Campground.

 

Doerte climbing from a crevasse.

We practiced climbing steep ice using various sets of tools.

 

Kipp belaying while Doug climbs up a wall.

 

Mary, Mike, Doerte, Kipp, and Gregg.

 

Up on the Elliot Glacier!

We divided into three rope teams and climbed up and around on the glacier setting up anchors and belay stations.

 

 

"Sussing with the Clove Hitch"

Gregg, Doerte and Mike at a belay station discussing knots.

 

Mary and Kipp on the Elliot Glacier

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