Ingraham Glacier-Disappointment Cleaver Route
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Photo: Blitzo collection.
From Paradise, take Skyline Trail and Snowfield Route to Camp Muir. All climbing above this point requires a permit.
From Camp Muir, head across the Cowlitz Glacier to Cathedral Ridge. Pass through one of the three notches on the ridge. Usually the center notch.
Climb scree to the ridgecrest and on to the Ingraham Glacier.
Cross the Ingraham Glacier to Disappointment Cleaver. Follow this to a snowfield and wander to the top.
This is the most popular route on the mountain and the normal route of the guide service. It is usually a well worn trail to the summit.
Descend by same route.
All climbers must register at the Ranger Station.
From Paradise (5557'), take the Skyline trail and Snowfield route to Camp Muir.
Warm and foul weather clothing, headlamp, ice axe, rope, crampons and whatever other safety gear that you desire.
|Photos of Ingraham Glacier-Disappointment Cleaver Route Slideshow
The slog to Muir Camp
Camp Muir-August 1975.
Photo by Blitzo.
Lost in the storm.
Photo by Blitzo.
Ingrahm flats campground (middle right) seen from ...
Little Tahoma from DC Route
Ingraham Glacier from DC Route
High on the DC route at sunrise, almost to the sum...
On the crater rim. "See you around the bend"
BETA PHOTO: Ingraham Glacier
BETA PHOTO: Emmons Glacier from Camp Muir.
BETA PHOTO: Disappointment Cleaver from Ingraham Glacier
Crossing the Ingraham Glacier in late season
BETA PHOTO: Cathedral gap
Paul Deagle - Little Tahoma
Paul Deagle - Camp Muir
|Comments on Ingraham Glacier-Disappointment Cleaver Route
Aug 25, 2010
Basically a trail to the top.
From: minden, nevada
Sep 5, 2011
Is the Ingraham direct or the disappointment cleaver climbed in late April at all?
Has anyone done it then?
Any advice on the subject would be helpful.
I can't climb it in the summer because of work.