Mountain Project Logo

Routes in Mount Olympus

Blue Glacier 4th 1 2 I 2 M 1b Mod. Snow

Description

Olympic National Park backcountry pass required for all overnight travel.

Be prepared for rain/wet weather no matter the time of year. Blue Glacier can become extremely hard later in the season.

Getting There

Travel out the Hoh River Trail to Glacier Meadows for 17.5 miles. Reach the Blue Glacier by following either the Terminus Primitive Trail or the Blue Glacier Primitive Trail to the glacier's lateral moraine. Cross the Blue Glacier and ascend to the top of Snow Dome. Gradually ascend from Snow Dome to Crystal Pass. Ascend the false summit then descent to climb the final steep snow slope to below the summit block. The summit can be obtained through a variety of 5.4-5.6 trad climbs or by scrambling loose rock around the back.

1 Total Climbs

Route Finder - Best Climbs for YOU!

Location: Mount Olympus Change
Type:  to 
Quality: Pitches:
Sort by:   then:
 

Classic Climbing Routes at Mount Olympus

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
More Classic Climbs in Mount Olympus »

Weather Averages

High
 
Low
 
Precip
 
Days w Precip
 
Prime Climbing Season
Empty
J F M A M J J A S O N D
J F M A M J J A S O N D

Photos

0 Comments

More About Mount Olympus

Printer-Friendly Guide
What's New

All Photos Within Mount Olympus (12)

Most Popular · Newest