Mt. Darwin, North Glacier

Mt. Darwin is the next peak south of Mt. Mendel and is the pinnacle of the evolution range of the Sierra. The North Glacier ascends 1500 feet above the Darwin Glacier. It starts as a wide open snowfield that gets progressively steeper and ends in a narrow couloir near its soaring summit offering great views in all directions.

Elevation: 13,830 feet, 4215m
Difficulty: Beginner/Intermediate
Length of Trip: 3 Days
Difficulty Rating: Grade 4+ Ice

Cost

$780

Dates

TBA

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
CAMERA AND FILM
IODINE TABLETS
BUG SPRAY
*Available for rental from SMI