Skill Conditioner: Snowshoeing & Winter Gear at Icicle Ridge
William S. Ashby (Qualified Youth Leader)
Snowshoe skills and Winter Gear Review on Icicle Ridge (near Leavenworth) with conditioner involving a snowshoe tour of ~9 miles and ~4300' gain. Bring snowshoes, poles with baskets or ice axe, and winter 10 essentials (especially heavier clothing to wear during instruction). Meet at Leavenworth Starbucks for warm drinks and last bathroom. See following links for a route map, gear suggestions, past pictures, or a Skill Conditioner overview. LEADER REQUIREMENT: Winter Scramble or Climb Leader (it's near avalanche terrain), INSTRUCTOR REQUIREMENT: Scramble or Climbing Graduate ATTENDEES: students or graduates of Basic Climbing or Alpine Scrambling courses
This is a winter skill conditioner to introduce snow shoe techniques.