Dana Couloir, Mt. Dana

The Dana Couloir extends over 1200 feet above the Dana Glacier.

Overview

The chute is sustained 40-45 degrees offering 6-8 pitches of roped ice climbing. A short hike above the couloir leads to a spectacular summit with views of Mono Lake to the east, and Tuolumne Meadows and Yosemite Valley to the west.

Elevation: 13,053 feet, 3978m
Difficulty: Beginner
Length of Trip: 1 Day/2 Days
Difficulty Rating: Grade 4 Ice

Cost

1 Day/2 Days
$360 One Day/$595 Two Day Each Person

Dates

TBD, or call SMI

Personal Equipment List

CLOTHING

LONG UNDERWEAR TOP AND BOTTOM
EXPEDITION WEIGHT LONG UNDERWEAR TOP
PILE OR THICK WOOL SWEATER
PILE OR THICK WOOL PANTS
NYLON OR GORE-TEX JACKET WITH HOOD
NYLON OR GORE-TEX PANTS OR BIBS
PILE OR WOOL CAP
FACE MASK OR BALACLAVA
PILE OR WOOL GLOVES
HEAVY MOUNTAINEERING WOOL SOCKS
LINER SOCKS
BASEBALL CAP
T-SHIRT
HIKING SHORTS

GEAR

*PACK
*SLEEPING BAG- temperature rated to at least twenty degrees Fahrenheit
*SLEEPING PAD
*BOOTS- medium to heavy weight leather boots
*SKI POLES
*ICE TOOLS
*CRAMPONS
*HARNESS
*2EA LOCKING CARABINERS
*HEADLAMP
DARK GLASSES
WATER BOTTLES
POCKET KNIFE
SUNSCREEN
LIP BALM
TOILET PAPER
EATING UTENSILS/BOWL/CUP
CAMERA AND FILM
IODINE TABLETS
BUG SPRAY/PERSONAL MEDS
*Available for rental from SMI