Skill Conditioner: Cramponing & Winter Gear at Mount Si
William S. Ashby (Qualified Youth Leader)
Little Si Parking Lot
Cramponing Practice and Winter Gear Review at Mount Si which includes ~6 miles on trail and ~3200' gain with the last ~800' using crampons. Bring crampons that fit your boots as well as winter 10 essentials (especially heavier clothing to wear during instruction). Relatively early start time is due to popularity of Little Si Parking Lot. See following links for route map, gear suggestions, past pictures, or Skill Conditioner Overview. INSTRUCTOR REQUIREMENT: Scramble or Climbing Graduate, LEADER REQUIREMENT: Hike, Scramble or Climb Leader (it's a hike)
Skill conditioner on Old Si trail with discussion of winter 10 essentials and crampon use.