Tacoma Field Trip snow - Mt. Rainier NP
Tacoma Alpine Scrambling
Must pay park entrance fee.
? Snow travel techniques (Self-Belay, Kick Step, Rest Step, Traveling in Balance, Plunge Step) ? Self-arrest techniques (with and without pack) - Head uphill, face down - Head uphill, on back - Head downhill, face down - Head downhill, on back ? Glissading ? Avalanche awareness and hazards recognition ? Basic Scrambles Gear Ice axe, with leash and adze taped with duct tape Leather or plastic mountaineering boots Helmet Lunch and or snacks ? Map: USGS “Mt. Rainier East,” Green Trails Maps “Paradise-No 270S,” or “Mt. Rainier East-No 270”